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Slow-Cooker Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes

Slow-Cooker Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 8 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 10
Slow cook this delicious salad using sweet potatoes and maple syrup – perfect for dinner.
Updated June 26, 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 large sweet potatoes (5 1/2 lb), peeled, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place sweet potatoes in slow cooker; pour orange juice over potatoes.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 hours.
  • 3
    Drain potatoes, discarding orange juice. Return potatoes to slow cooker. Mash potatoes with potato masher or spoon. Add whipping cream, syrup, butter, salt and pepper; stir until butter is melted and mixture is smooth. Sprinkle with toasted pecans.

  • To toast pecans, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until nuts are light brown.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
7g
0%
Sodium
300mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
0%
Dietary Fiber
8g
0%
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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