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Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes

6 baked sweet potatoes
5 Tbsp. orange juice
1/2 tsp. grated orange rind
1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind
1 tsp. grated fresh ginger root
Pinch of ground nutmeg
21/2 Tbsp. maple syrup
1/8 tsp. salt or to taste
Lightly toasted, chopped pecans for garnish

• Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
• Peel the sweet potatoes and put the flesh into a food processor, along with the remaining ingredients. Process until smooth.
• Bake the purée in a casserole dish until heated through, about 15 minutes.
• Garnish with the pecans and serve hot.

Makes 6 servings