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Low Fat Mashed Sweet Potatoes

User Rating 4 Star Rating (2 Reviews)

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No Thanksgiving table would be complete without sweet potatoes. Enjoy these low fat mashed sweet potatoes with orange juice, a hint of brown sugar and mildly spiced with cinnamon and ginger for a perfect low fat Thanksgiving side dish.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

Preparation:

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes and cook for 20-25 minutes until tender. Drain sweet potatoes; add orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar, cinnamon and ginger. Mash until smooth.

Serves 6.

Per Serving: Calories 180, Calories from Fat 4, Total Fat 0.4g (sat 0.1g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 21mg, Carbohydrate 41.3mg, Fiber 4.7g, Protein 2.7g

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 4 out of 5
Very Nice, Member therinkers

This was a very tasty recipe for mashed sweet potatoes. My only problem was after mashing them by hand I used my mixer to make it smooth and the end result was quite pasty in texture. Next time I will only mash them by hand and try to keep some chunks/texture in the dish. Other than that my family flipped for this one!

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