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Sweet Potatoes with Orange and Ginger

Makes: 12 servings
Serving size: 2/3cup
Prep 30 mins Cook 25 mins
Sweet Potatoes with Orange and Ginger
Ingredients
  • 8  medium sweet potatoes (about 4 pounds), peeled and cut up
  • 1/2 - 3/4  cup  fat-free milk
  • 2  tablespoons  butter, softened
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded orange peel
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 134,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 5,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 20,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 6,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 12050,
  • vit. C (mg) 5,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 12,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 163,
  • Potassium (mg) 341,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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