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Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Bake

This sweet (maple syrup & brown sugar) and spicy (smoked paprika) sweet potato bake is a sure hit for your holiday table. Made with lactose-free milk, too.

  • Author: by Serena Ball, RD

Ingredients

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  • 4 to 5 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup low-fat lactose free milk
  • 1/2 cup (2.5 oz) chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil (or melted butter which is not lactose free)

Instructions

  1. Coat a 2 -quart casserole dish with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake potatoes for 50 minutes or until tender.
  2. Peel potatoes, removing strings, and mash. Stir in syrup, eggs, spices, milk. Pour into prepared dish.
  3. Combine pecans, brown sugar, flour and oil in a bowl; spread topping over potatoes.
  4. Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.

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