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Sweet Potatoes 'n' Pears Recipe

Sweet Potatoes 'n' Pears Recipe

Pears add a sweet flavor boost to mashed sweet potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 cups cubed peeled sweet potatoes (about 4 medium)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Place the sweet potatoes in a shallow 3-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 18-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients; beat until combined. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 286 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.