Slow Cooker Maple Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 4-8 hours slow cooker

Yields: 8 people

Ingredients

6 medium (2 pounds) sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 1/2 cups organic applesauce
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions: 

  1. Place sweet potatoes in 2 to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  2. Mix applesauce, maple syrup, butter and cinnamon together and spoon over potatoes.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until potatoes are very tender.
  4. Sprinkle with nuts and serve.

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