Mashed Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15
Calories: 162 kcal
  • 4 lbs Sweet Potato
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Orange Zest
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Pecans chopped
  • 3 Tbls Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Cloves
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 3 Tbls Pomegranate Seeds
  1. In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes until fork tender. Drain well and return to pot.

  2. Add coconut milk to pot and use a hand mixer to get potatoes to a whipped but chunky consistency. Add a little more coconut milk if needed. Fold in orange zest and salt until evenly incorporated.

  3. Scoop potatoes into a serving platter

  4. Toast pecans on a baking sheet at 400 for 5 minutes or until they are a light golden brown. Remove from oven and pour maple syrup over them. Sprinkle on cloves and cayenne. Toss mixture together with a fork. Add pecans to the top of potatoes.

  5. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and serve immediately.