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Peachy Sweet Potatoes for Two Recipe

Peachy Sweet Potatoes for Two Recipe

The microwave makes this special side a cinch to prepare. Juicy slices of fresh peach and cinnamon-sugar turn ordinary sweet potatoes into a standout recipe. Josie Bochek - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 small peach, peeled and chopped
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon-sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chopped pecans, toasted


  • 1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the peach, butter, cinnamon-sugar and salt; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until the peach is tender. Cut an "X" in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Spoon peach mixture into each potato. Sprinkle with pecans. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 271 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 145 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.