Pecan Sweet Potatoes

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Vegetarian Network

This recipe was featured in our October/November 2009 newsletter. It was adapted from the recipe in Healthy Holidays by Marilu Henner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Scrub the sweet potatoes thoroughly with a vegetable brush.
  3. Pierce the potatoes on all sides with a fork.
  4. Place the potatoes on the oven rack.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes to an hour, or until tender when pierced with a fork.
  6. When cool enough to handle, peel off the skins.
  7. Cut potatoes into half-inch slices.
  8. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat the margarine, maple sugar, 1/4 cup water, and salt for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture is smooth and bubbly.
  9. Add the potatoes and pecans and stir gently until the potatoes are coated with the sauce.

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