Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Brown Sugar And Pecans Recipe

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Brown Sugar And Pecans

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From The Olde Union House, Red Bank NJ. Bon Appetit November 1998.


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Rating:
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Serves:
12-14
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
golden brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
pecans, chopped (about 2 oz)
1/4 c
butter, chilled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
4 large
eggs
3 Tbsp
pure maple syrup
5 lb
red-skinned sweet potatoes (yams), peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
2 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350F.

2Mix sugar, pecans and butter in small bowl.

3Cover and chill until ready to use. (Can be made up to 2 days ahead. Keep refrigerated.)

4Butter 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking dish.

5Cook sweet potatoes in large pot of boiling salted water until very tender, about 12 minutes.

6Drain. Let stand in colander 15 minutes.

7Puree sweet potatoes in processor.

8Beat eggs, syrup, vanilla, lemon juice and salt in large bowl.

9Mix in pureed sweet potatoes.

10Transfer sweet potato mixture to prepared dish. Sprinkle pecan topping evenly over mixture.

11Bake until sweet potato mixture is set and topping bubbles, about 1 hour.

12Let stand 15 minutes and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American