Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes     Yield: 2 Servings
   Serving Size: 1 Potato     Calories per serving: 341
    Fat per serving: 6g (3g Sat & 2g Monounsaturated; 1g Polyunsaturate)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (8 to 10 ounces each)
  • 3 ounces Canadian bacon, diced
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Pierce potatoes with a fork, and arrange on paper towels. Microwave on high 8 minutes; turn potatoes over after 4 minutes.
  2. Cut each potato in half lengthwise, and scoop out the pulp, leaving 1/4-inch-thick shells.
  3. Mash pulp with 3 ounces Canadian bacon, 2 tablespoons sour cream, and 2 teaspoons chives in a bowl. Spoon mixture into shells.
  4. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese over tops of potatoes.
  5. Microwave on high 2 minutes, and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon chives.

Notes

Sourced from Health.com

 

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Posted Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Side Dish

 
 
 

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

 

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Cook Time: 30 minutes    
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 6 Servings

 

  

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 5 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch long slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • (For sweeter taste add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. For crispier fries, preheat your oven to 500°F
  2. Peel the sweet potatoes, cut off the ends and slice into 1/4 in long slices. For sweet potato chips, cut into circles.
  3. Put the sweet potatoes into a large bowl and add oil. Mix well and combine all the spices and spread evenly.
  4. Spread the sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a baking sheet; the oil they are coated with should keep them from sticking to the pan.
  5. Bake ...

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Posted Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Side Dish

 
 
 

Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes with Vanilla

Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes with Vanilla



Prep Time: 30 minutes     Cook Time: 25 minutes
    Total Time: 55 minutes
Yield: 8 Servings     Calories per serving: 125 cal
    Fat per serving: 2g
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ingredients

  • 3 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into approximately 3" cubes
  • 1 c reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 c fat-free milk
  • 1 Tbsp light butter with canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

 

Instructions

  1. Put potatoes and broth in large pot with tight-fitting lid and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook until potatoes are fork-tender, about 25 minutes.
  2. Add cinnamon, milk, and butter.
  3. Mash in food processor or with handheld masher until smooth. Add vanilla extract and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

 

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Posted Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Side Dish