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Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Apples

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 10 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Sweet potatoes and apples come together in this tasty baked side dish.

Celebrate the Season - Thanksgiving Cooking Contest
Danielle Moore
Fairhope, Alaska

Ingredients

4
large sweet potatoes (3 1/2 to 4 lb)
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
medium apples, peeled, chopped (4 cups)
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Pierce sweet potatoes with fork; place on cookie sheet. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork. Let stand 15 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Cook apples, cinnamon and sugar in butter 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until apples are tender.
  • 3 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Slip off sweet potato skins; place potatoes in large bowl. Add salt, pepper and remaining 6 tablespoons butter; mash until no lumps remain. Add apple mixture; mix well. Spread in baking dish.
  • 4 Cover with foil; bake 25 to 30 minutes or until center is hot.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Pierce sweet potatoes with fork; place on cookie sheet. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork. Let stand 15 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Cook apples, cinnamon and sugar in butter 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until apples are tender.
  • 3 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Slip off sweet potato skins; place potatoes in large bowl. Add salt, pepper and remaining 6 tablespoons butter; mash until no lumps remain. Add apple mixture; mix well. Spread in baking dish.
  • 4 Cover with foil; bake 25 to 30 minutes or until center is hot.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite kind of apples in this recipe; try 1 tart apple and 2 of a sweeter variety.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
6g
6%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
180%
180%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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