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Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes with Nut Crumble

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We took all of our favorite ingredients and baked them into a Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes with Nut Crumble casserole; brown butter, maple syrup, sweet potatoes and pecans seasoned with cinnamon spice. Be sure to add this to your holiday menu!

Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes with Nut Crumble
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 2 large sweet potatoes (garnet yams)
 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
 3 tablespoons half and half
 2-3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 1/4 teaspoon salt
Maple Pecan Crumble
 1 cup pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped
 5 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or brown sugar
 2/3 cup unbleached flour
 pinch of salt
 pinch of ground cinnamon
1

Make the brown butter: over medium heat, bring the butter to a boil in a sauce pan for a few minutes until it starts to bubble, Continue to cook until it browns & gets flecks of char.

2

Meanwhile, bake the sweet potatoes at 400 F for about 40-45 minutes, or until softened and the skin starts to crack. Let them cool and peel off the skin. Mash the sweet potatoes with the brown butter, half and half, maple syrup. cinnamon & salt.

3

To make the crumble: Place all crumble ingredients into a food processor. Pulse until well combined, but still a bit lumpy. You can also do this in a bowl with your hands.

4

Spoon the mashed sweet potatoes into a medium sized casserole dish or cast iron skillet. Top with the crumble mixture. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25-35 minutes, or until the crumble is golden brown.

Ingredients

 2 large sweet potatoes (garnet yams)
 2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
 3 tablespoons half and half
 2-3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 1/4 teaspoon salt
Maple Pecan Crumble
 1 cup pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped
 5 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or brown sugar
 2/3 cup unbleached flour
 pinch of salt
 pinch of ground cinnamon

Directions

1

Make the brown butter: over medium heat, bring the butter to a boil in a sauce pan for a few minutes until it starts to bubble, Continue to cook until it browns & gets flecks of char.

2

Meanwhile, bake the sweet potatoes at 400 F for about 40-45 minutes, or until softened and the skin starts to crack. Let them cool and peel off the skin. Mash the sweet potatoes with the brown butter, half and half, maple syrup. cinnamon & salt.

3

To make the crumble: Place all crumble ingredients into a food processor. Pulse until well combined, but still a bit lumpy. You can also do this in a bowl with your hands.

4

Spoon the mashed sweet potatoes into a medium sized casserole dish or cast iron skillet. Top with the crumble mixture. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25-35 minutes, or until the crumble is golden brown.

Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes with Nut Crumble

~ Marla Meridith

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