Ham Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Says field editor Marion Lowery from Medford, Oregon, "These delicious potatoes make a simple, hearty side dish that's extra nutritious."
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour 25 min. + cooling
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/3 cup chopped fully cooked ham
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
- Dash pepper
- Scrub and pierce potatoes. Bake at 350° for 65-75 minutes or until tender. Cool. Cut a thick slice off the top of each potato. Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4-in. shell. Transfer pulp to a bowl; add butter and mash. Stir in ham, onion and pepper. Spoon into potato shells. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 potato: 435 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 362mg sodium, 84g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 10g fiber), 11g protein.
Originally published as Stuffed Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 1999