Sweet Potatoes with Orange and Ginger
medium sweet potatoes (about 4 pounds), peeled and cut up
cup fat-free milk
teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
cup orange juice
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
tablespoon packed brown sugar
teaspoon ground ginger
teaspoon ground black pepper
cup chopped pecans, toasted
- 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.
- 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.
- 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