Sweet Potatoes with Orange and Ginger

Use heart-healthy sweet potatoes in this tasty low-fat side-dish recipe even kids love.

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  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
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Sweet Potatoes with Orange and Ginger
Ingredients
8
medium sweet potatoes (about 4 pounds), peeled and cut up
1/2
cup fat-free milk
2
tablespoons butter, softened
1/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2
cup chopped pecans, toasted
Directions
  1. In a 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven cook potatoes in enough boiling, salted water to cover for 25 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  2. Add 1/2 cup of the milk and butter. Use a potato masher or electric mixer to combine mixture until smooth. Add orange peel, orange juice,crystallized ginger if using, brown sugar, salt, ground ginger, and pepper; mash until well combined. Stir in enough remaining milk to make desired consistency.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with pecans.
Nutrition Facts (Sweet Potatoes with Orange and Ginger)
    Per serving:
  • 134 kcal cal.,
  • 5 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 2 g monounsatured fat),
  • 5 mg chol.,
  • 163 mg sodium,
  • 20 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 6 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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