Orange and Ginger Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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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