Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes With Pecan Topping

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Butter a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  • In a large pot bring water with about 1 tablespoon salt to a full boil.
  • Add in sweet potatoes and bring back to a boil; simmer/blanch for about 5 minutes (no more than 5 minutes at a boil); drain and rinse under COLD water; pat dry slightly with paper towels.
  • Arrange the potatoes in the buttered dish, overlapping slighty.
  • Sprinkle with about 1/2 - 1 teaspoon salt.
  • Pour the maple syrup over potatoes in the dish.
  • Dot with about 6 tablespoons butter.
  • Cover with foil, and bake until the potatoes are ALMOST tender (about 25-30 minutes).
  • In a small bowl or cup mix the flour and brown sugar together.
  • Add in 7 tablespoons butter; rub together with fingers until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; mix in pecans.
  • Remove the dish from oven and sprinkle the pecan mixture over over the potatoes.
  • Return to oven (uncovered) to bake for another 20 minutes.
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