Maple Pear Sweet Potatoes

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Maple Pear Sweet Potatoes

Maple Pear Sweet Potatoes
3 lbs. sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
2 (14- oz.) cans Raley's Pear Halves in Juice
1/2 cup Raley's Maple Syrup
2 tbsp. Sunnyside Farms Butter
1 tsp. cinnamon

Sweet potatoes have a pale, tan skin and flesh as opposed to the brightly colored yams, and despite the name, are slightly less sweet.

Prep: 10 minutes  Cook: 15 minutes  Serves: 8

1. Place sweet potatoes and 3/4 cup juice from can in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.  
2. Drain remaining liquid from pears and add to bowl with remaining ingredients. Puree with a stick blender, or in a blender or food processor until smooth. May be prepared 2 days ahead and reheated in the microwave when ready to serve.

Nutritional Information:
Nutrition per serving: 234 calories, 2 g protein, 3 g total fat (2 g sat. 0 g trans), 51 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 31 g sugar, 8 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 6 points


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