Orange and Ginger Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A sensational, simple side to prepare while you already have the grill going for your meat.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
large dark-orange sweet potatoes (about 12 oz each)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons orange marmalade
1/2
teaspoon salt
Butter, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Prick sweet potatoes several times with fork; place on paper towel in microwave. Microwave on High 8 to 10 minutes, turning potatoes over once halfway through cooking, just until potatoes are almost tender. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop pulp into medium bowl, leaving a 1/4-inch layer in each half. Mash pulp well. Stir in 2 tablespoons butter, the marmalade and salt. Spoon mixture into potato shells.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place potatoes on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; close grill or cover with tent of foil. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Top with butter before serving.
  • 1 Prick sweet potatoes several times with fork; place on paper towel in microwave. Microwave on High 8 to 10 minutes, turning potatoes over once halfway through cooking, just until potatoes are almost tender. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop pulp into medium bowl, leaving a 1/4-inch layer in each half. Mash pulp well. Stir in 2 tablespoons butter, the marmalade and salt. Spoon mixture into potato shells.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place potatoes on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; close grill or cover with tent of foil. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Top with butter before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Make prep easy: Use a serrated knife to halve potatoes and a grapefruit spoon to scoop potato pulp from the skin. Once stuffed, the potato shells can be covered and refrigerated until ready to grill.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
270%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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