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Ginger Sweet Potato Recipe
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Ginger Sweet Potato Recipe

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Serve up a fantastic side dish with this scrumptious recipe from Susan LeBrun of Sulphur, Louisiana. The spice of ginger and cinnamon pair perfectly with sweet potato and maple syrup.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 192 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 332 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. Place potato in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender; drain. In a small bowl, mash potato with remaining ingredients. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Sweet Potato in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p16

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Reviewed May. 10, 2015

"If I could do zero stars I would. I love sweet potatoes. . There is a hint of the ginger but that's allthe flavor you can taste. The crystalized ginger isn't cheep. It was a waste of money no one would eat it And I made a double recipe."

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