New England Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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New England Sweet Potatoes
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  • 4 large sweet potatoes (about 3-1/2 lb)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Place sweet potatoes on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 1 hour or until tender. Cool.
  2. Cut potatoes in half. Scoop out the pulp into a bowl; discard potato skins. Mash potatoes. Add the syrup, ginger, salt and cayenne; mix well. Fold in cranberries. Set aside 1-2 tablespoons pecans for topping. Stir remaining pecans into potato mixture.
  3. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with reserved pecans. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 277.36 Kcal (1161 kJ)
Calories from fat 65.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.27g 11%
Sodium 255.88mg 11%
Potassium 733.56mg 16%
Total Carbs 50.78g 17%
Sugars 17.49g 70%
Dietary Fiber 7.07g 28%
Protein 4.95g 10%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 7%
Vitamin A 2mg 66%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 77.1mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 124.81 Kcal (523 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.27g 11%
Sodium 115.14mg 11%
Potassium 330.09mg 16%
Total Carbs 22.85g 17%
Sugars 7.87g 70%
Dietary Fiber 3.18g 28%
Protein 2.23g 10%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 66%
Iron 1mg 13%
Calcium 34.7mg 8%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.4
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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