Side Dishes

Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 42 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

TIP: Don’t forget to add water or stock to create steam and cook your food.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts, Dairy


  • 1/2 cup water, for steaming
  • 2.5 pound sweet potatoes, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped


  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper(optional)

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Pour the 1/2 cup water into the pot.

  • Step 2

    Toss the sweet potatoes with oil in a medium bowl until evenly coated. Place the potatoes in the Cook & Crisp Basket and place the basket in the pot. Close the lid and move slider to STEAMCRISP.

  • Step 3

    Select STEAM & CRISP, set temperature to 450°F, and set time to 25 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (PRE will display for approx. 7 minutes as the unit steams, then the timer will start counting down).

  • Step 4

    After 15 minutes, open the lid, toss the sweet potatoes, and sprinkle with chopped pecans. Close the lid to continue cooking.

  • Step 5

    Place all topping ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until fully combined.

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, remove basket from pot. Transfer sweet potatoes to the bowl with the topping mixture and gently mix until potatoes are evenly coated. Serve warm.