Maple Sweet Potato Puree Recipe

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Maple Sweet Potato Puree
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Peel and cut the sweet potato into chunks.
  3. Combine the sweet potato chunks, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 tsp pepper and place in shallow baking dish.
  4. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are soft. Check the sweet potatoes after 15 minutes and stir if needed.
  5. About 10 minutes before the sweet potatoes are done, thinly slice the onion.
  6. Melt 2tbsp butter in a medium sauce pan.
  7. Add 2 tbsp olive oil, the sliced onion, 2 tbsp maple syrup, and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Sauté onions for about 2 minutes or until deep golden brown. If pan becomes dry, add 1 tbsp water.
  9. Remove the onions from the stove and set aside.
  10. Put the sweet potato mixture in a food processor and pulse until just blended. Add half the caramelized onions. Pulse a few times until you have the desired consistency, adding 1 tbsp water at a time if needed for a smoother puree.
  11. Fold in the remaining onions, reserving a few for the garnish.
  12. Serve in a warm dish garnished with the remaining caramelized onions on top for garnish.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 173.69 Kcal (727 kJ)
Calories from fat 92.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.28g 16%
Cholesterol 7.63mg 3%
Sodium 516.47mg 22%
Potassium 223.8mg 5%
Total Carbs 19.81g 7%
Sugars 9.23g 37%
Dietary Fiber 2.02g 8%
Protein 1.36g 3%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 23%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 21.6mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 193.83 Kcal (812 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.47g 16%
Cholesterol 8.52mg 3%
Sodium 576.38mg 22%
Potassium 249.76mg 5%
Total Carbs 22.11g 7%
Sugars 10.3g 37%
Dietary Fiber 2.26g 8%
Protein 1.52g 3%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 23%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 24.1mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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