Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
- 4 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed clean
- Vegetable spray
- 3 Tablespoons butter
- 2 teaspoons maple syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh-grated nutmeg
- Salt to taste
- 1/8 cup chopped walnuts, optional
Preheat oven to 425 F.
Remove sweet potatoes and cut a slit lengthwise in the top of each. Using a large spoon, scoop out the flesh into a bowl, reserving the skins.
To the sweet potato pulp, add butter, maple syrup, nutmeg, and salt. Mash until combined. Fold in walnuts. Spoon mixture back into the sweet potato skins and place on a baking sheet.
Bake about 15 minutes until heated through. Serve hot.
Yield: 4 servings
Maple Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe Photo © 2007 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.