Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Sweet potatoes and apples come together in this tasty baked side dish.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    130mg
    130%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    180%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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