Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes

Maple syrup adds its familiar sweet flavor to traditional sweet potatoes.



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Servings: 6
Total Time: 50 mins
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Ingredients
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    3   
    medium sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
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    1/4  cup 
    maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
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    2   tablespoons 
    margarine or butter
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/4 - 1/3  cup 
    half-and-half, light cream, or milk

Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 30 to 35 minutes or until very tender; drain. Mash with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer on low speed.
2.
Add maple syrup, margarine or butter, and salt. Gradually beat in enough half-and-half, light cream, or milk to make potato mixture light and fluffy. Pipe or spoon potato mixture onto serving plates. Makes 6 side-dish servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 151, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 4, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 25, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 166, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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