Maple-Walnut Sweet Potatoes

Maple-Walnut Sweet Potatoes


  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 6 large)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened


Preheat oven to 350°.

Place potatoes on oven rack or a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until tender. Cool. Peel potatoes and mash. Stir in syrup,1 tablespoon brown sugar, and salt.

Preheat broiler.

Spread potato mixture into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl combine walnuts, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and butter. Sprinkle walnut mixture over potatoes; broil 2 to 4 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned.

    Divvy the labor: Adults peel cooked potatoes. Kids mash potatoes;place in baking dish. Sprinkle on topping.
  • Yield: serves 10 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 175
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 16%
Fat per serving: 3.2g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.5g
Protein per serving: 2.4g
Carbohydrate per serving: 35.3g
Fiber per serving: 3.5g
Cholesterol per serving: 3mg
Iron per serving: 0.7mg
Sodium per serving: 201mg
Calcium per serving: 42mg