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Twice-Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Twice-Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Recipe

"I like this dish so much, I sometimes make it with deli ham when I don't have leftover baked ham," says Lorraine Menard, Omaha, Nebraska.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes (3/4 pound each)
  • 1 pineapple tidbits snack cup (4 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup cubed fully cooked lean ham

Directions

  • 1. Prick sweet potatoes with a fork; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly. Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice; set aside.
  • 2. Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a thin shell. In a bowl, mash the pulp with butter. Stir in brown sugar and reserved pineapple juice. Fold in ham and half of the pineapple. Spoon into potato shells. Top with remaining pineapple.
  • 3. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until browned and heated through. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.