Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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maple mashed sweet potatoes

Serve as a side to Chef Dez’s Prime Rib Roast for a guaranteed family dinner success.


1.5kg Sweet Potatoes (orange fleshed yams), peeled & cubed ½ inch

½ (one half) cup butter

2.5 tsp salt

¼ (one quarter) tsp pepper

1/3 (one third) cup maple syrup

Chopped pecans or candied pecans for garnish, optional


Steam the sweet potato cubes for approximately 20 to 25 minutes until soft.

Mash the sweet potatoes with the butter, salt and pepper until smooth.

Mix in the maple syrup thoroughly, and serve immediately. Garnish with optional pecan pieces.

Makes approximately 6 cups