Coconut Sweet Potatoes With Candied Pecans

  • Author: bearplate
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-free


Sweet and creamy mashed sweet potatoes with coconut milk topped with candied pecans.



4 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cubed

1 can full-fat coconut milk

1 tsp salt

3 cups candied pecans finely chopped

2 Tbsp brown sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

In a large pot cover the sweet potatoes with water and cook over medium heat until they can be easily pierced with a knife.

Drain and add the coconut milk and salt. Mash the potatoes until completely smooth.

Transfer to a large oven-safe bowl or 8 x 10 baking dish. Cover with pecans and brown sugar.  Bake for 10 mins.

Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 to 15 before serving.


  • Serving Size: 10
  • Calories: 361
  • Fat: 29.2
  • Carbohydrates: 21
  • Protein: 5

Keywords: Vegan, Thanksgiving, Holiday, Gluten-free