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Sweet Potatoes ‘n’ Pears

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


8 servings

Pears add a sweet flavor boost to mashed sweet potatoes.


  • 9 cups cubed peeled sweet potatoes (about 4 medium)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Place the sweet potatoes in a shallow 3-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 18-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients; beat until combined.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 286 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.

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