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