Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Pecans Recipe
6 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 lbs)
2 tbsp barley malt syrup
2 tbsp margarine or butter, melted
1 pinch salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup orange juice
2 tbsp honey
1/2 cup pecan halves
Preheat oven to 425 deg.
Bake sweet potatoes until tender, about 45 to 60 minutes. Remove and
Reduce oven temperature to 375 deg.
Mash potatoes and beat in eggs, syrup, one tablespoon margarine,
salt and cinnamon. Add enough orange juice to moisten and make fluffy.
Spoon into a 1 1/2 quart baking dish and drizzle with honey and
remaining one tablespoon margarine. Sprinkle with pecans and bake for
20 minutes. Serve warm.
Per serving: 179 cal; 3 g prot; 168 mg sod; 18 g carb; 12 g fat; 71
mg chol; 25 mg calcium
Source: Vegetarian Gourmet, Winter 93/MM by DEEANNE
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