Side Dishes

Maple Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Sweet and Spicy Bacon Pecans

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Warm roasted sweet potatoes sweetened with maple syrup and spiked with bourbon. Then topped with sweet and spicy pecan and smokey bacon. Amazing.

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4 medium sweet potatoes
? c. maple syrup *
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 Tbsp. milk
¼ cup butter, melted
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons bourbon (This is optional but recommended)
Sweet and Spicy Candied Pecans and Bacon Topping:
6 slices thick cut bacon, chopped (a smoked bacon is great here!)
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
? cup all-purpose flour
1½ cups raw pecans, roughly chopped
? cup salted butter, melted
½-1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tsp. sage (2 Tbsp if you got the fresh stuff)
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350. Roasting Sweet Potatoes - Two methods ) Microwave method: Take sweet potatoes and piece with a fork. Then place on plate and microwave about 6 minutes. This will depend on how...
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Nutritions

Calories
368

Sodium
183mg
7% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV

If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

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  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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