Sugar-Free Caramel Pecan Sweet Potatoes
By Kyle Rose, RD, LD
Planning your Thanksgiving Day menu? Add a tasty and delicious twist with this recipe for sugar-free caramel pecan sweet potatoes.
4 to 6 large sweet potatoes (about 4 pounds)
2 teaspoons salt
½ cup Sugar Free Caramel Syrup
¼ cup butter
Whole or chopped pecans, toasted in non-stick pan for 4 to 6 minutes
Roast the sweet potatoes on a foil lined sheet pan for 45 to 60 minutes, until soft when squeezed. Remove from oven, and when cool enough to handle, peel and transfer to a large bowl. Add sugar free syrup, butter, salt and cinnamon; beat until fluffy and smooth with hand mixer. May be prepared in advance to this stage.
Spoon mixture into buttered 3-quart baking dish and arrange pecans on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
About the Author
Kyle Rose is a registered dietitian and founder of Bariatric Dietitian Services. Since 2013, Bariatric Dietitian Services has assisted over 5000 patients through the weight loss surgery process. Further, the staff has assisted numerous patients succeed with getting back on track after surgery and has helped numerous patients lose weight via diet, exercise and behavior modification alone.
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