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Pineapple Coconut Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours

Makes

4-6 servings

There’s nothing like Long Island potatoes…and this recipe gives them a bit of tropical flair with pineapple, coconut, soy sauce and ginger. My family thinks they’re out of this world! The potatoes are a hit whenever I’ve served them—at barbecues, holidays and more—and I’ve often had requests for the recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut, divided
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Directions

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, potatoes, 3/4 cup coconut and onion. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, whisk the brown sugar, flour, salt, ginger, vinegar, soy sauce and reserved pineapple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over potato mixture and toss to coat.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 65-70 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with remaining coconut. Bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 221 calories, 6g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 406mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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