• Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add sweet potatoes and boil 12 minutes, until tender. Drain and return to pot.

  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Cook for 1 minute; stir until sauce is smooth.

  • Add butter mixture to pot and mash to desired consistency. Transfer sweet potatoes to a serving dish. Sprinkle top evenly with chopped pecans. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

295 calories; 10 g total fat; 23 mg cholesterol; 195 mg sodium. 51 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein;