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Maple Orange Sweet Potatoes

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Maple Orange Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8
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These melt-in-your-mouth sweet potatoes make such a tasty side dish you'll want to serve them anytime of year.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium-large dark orange sweet potatoes (3 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • Juice of 1 medium orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh rosemary sprig, if desired

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place sweet potatoes on cookie sheet; prick several times with fork. Bake 1 hour or until very tender. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Cut potatoes in half lengthwise; scoop pulp into large bowl. Mash pulp well. Add butter, syrup, orange peel, orange juice and salt; mash well. Garnish with rosemary sprig.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    To reduce cook time, microwave sweet potatoes, two at a time, on microwavable paper towels on High 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; proceed to step 2.

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 2 1/2g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
400%
400%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • These melt-in-your-mouth sweet potatoes make such a tasty side dish you'll want to serve them anytime of year.
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