Twice-Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Twice-Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Twice-Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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"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.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 sweet potato: 542 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 707mg sodium, 104g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 11g fiber), 16g protein.

  • 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
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p42

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