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Makeover Southern Favorite Sweet Potatoes

 Makeover Southern Favorite Sweet Potatoes
"Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same for my family without the buttery, pecan-topped sweet potato bake they've come to love with their turkey. Now with a third less cholesterol, 25 percent fewer calories and a whopping 43 percent less fat, this recipe is one any holiday cook who cares about her family's health can be thankful for!" Sonia Chimenti - Concord, California
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cans (40 ounces each) sweet potatoes, drained and coarsely chopped
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, sugar, pineapple juice,
  • butter and vanilla. Gently stir in sweet potatoes. Transfer to a
  • 3-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Combine the topping ingredients; spoon over sweet potato mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-50 minutes or until bubbly and
  • golden brown.
  • Yield: 12 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 302 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 140 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.