Sweet Potatoes and Pecan Gravy

Sweet Potatoes and Pecan Gravy

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  • 3-5 sweet potatoes
  • 12 oz water
  • 6 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups onions (julienned)
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • ½ cup pecan pieces
  • 2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Place rack inside non-stick CanCooker Jr or CanCooker Companion, add water and pineapple juice. Peel your sweet potatoes, make cuts halfway through about ¼ inch wide and place on rack. On med-low heat steam sweet potatoes for about 20 minutes. Remove sweet potatoes and set aside.

Remove rack, drain liquid and wipe CanCooker clean. On med-low heat and add olive oil, flour, onion and garlic. Stir on low- med heat until onion is tender. Add pecan pieces, water, salt and pepper. Cook for about 15-20 minutes stirring occasionally.  Cut sweet potatoes and serve with the gravy.

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