Skillet Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Skillet Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Nelda Carnley


I have been wanting to come up with a recipe of something different for sweet potatoes and this is the recipe I came up with. My husband loved it as did I. This is definitely a keeper for us. I hope if you try it you enjoy it also.

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10 Min


20 Min


Pan Fry


small sweet potatoes or 4 medium
4 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 c
chopped pecans
1/4 c
real maple syrup
1 1/2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/8-1/4 tsp
ground cayenne pepper, depends on how much heat you want
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Peel and dice potatoes, small dices. In skillet add butter and olive oil, when butter has melted add potatoes, salt and pepper, and cayenne pepper. Cook over medium heat until potatoes begin to soften. Add syrup, brown sugar and pecans, stir, let potatoes cook about 5 minutes longer to continue to get soft.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #sweet potatoes