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Peachy Sweet Potatoes for Two

The microwave makes this special side a cinch to prepare. Juicy slices of fresh peach and cinnamon-sugar turn ordinary sweet potatoes into a standout recipe. Josie Bochek - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 small peach, peeled and chopped
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon-sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

  • Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the peach, butter, cinnamon-sugar and salt; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until the peach is tender. Cut an "X" in the top of each potato; fluff pulp with a fork. Spoon peach mixture into each potato. Sprinkle with pecans.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 271 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • canns
    Aug 28, 2009

    I didn't have a fresh peach, so I used one individual-size container of chopped peaches. The sauce was runny but very tasty.