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Festive Sweet Potatoes (Ada)


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Diabetic Low-fat/cal Sides

Ingredients:

  • 4 Sweet potatoes
  • 2 c Crushed pineapple in juice
  • 2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 tb Slivered almonds; for garnish

Directions:

Forget the gobs of butter and brown sugar. Pineapple and spices add flavor but not unwanted calories and fat.
 
1. In a large saucepan, boil the unpeeled sweet potatoes over medium head for 45 minutes or until you can pierce them easily with a fork; or bake them directly on the rack in a preheated 375 degree oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
 
2. After completing either method of cooking, let the potatoes cool and then gently peel them.
 
3. Mash the potatoes with the pineapple and spices.
 
4. Place in a 1 quart casserole dish and top with slivered almonds.
 
5. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
 
Makes 4 servings (193 cals, 2g fat, 8% cff).
 
Robyn Webb: A Pinch of Thyme. ADA recommended http://www.robynwebb.com/recipes/recipes.html
 
Pyramid: 1+1/2 veg, 1 fruit, (fat from nuts)
 
Recipe by: Robyn Webb (1997)
 
Posted to EAT-LF Digest by PatHanneman <kitpath@earthlink.net> on Jan 21, 1999, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.