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Sweet Potato Delight

 Sweet Potato Delight
“My family wouldn’t dream of a Thanksgiving dinner without this side dish, but it’s great anytime—I serve it once a month.” The fluffy texture and subtle orange flavor make it a standout. —Marlene Kroll, Chicago, Illinois
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds


  • Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or just until
  • tender. Drain potatoes; place in a large bowl and mash. Stir in the
  • orange marmalade, orange juice, brown sugar and extract. Cool
  • slightly.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into
  • sweet potato mixture. Transfer to a 2-1/2-qt. baking dish coated
  • with cooking spray. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake, uncovered, at
  • 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  • Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 174 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.