Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
"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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.