Peachy Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Peachy Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Peachy Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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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
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 medium peach, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning once.
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: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Peachy Sweet Potatoes in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 265 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 medium peach, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 3 tablespoons 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: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Peachy Sweet Potatoes in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p31

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