Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

You can reduce the amount of sugar in this very easy recipe by using a no-sugar-added syrup.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 5 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1⁄4 cup maple syrup
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄3 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  • Add sweet potatoes, butter, maple syrup, and salt to a 4-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Mash potatoes and serve with chopped pecans.