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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Smashed Sweet Potatoes

A Smashing Success
When you need a break from baked sweet potatoes but don't have extra time to invest, try this recipe for  mashed sweet potatoes. It's hard to believe something this creamy and delicious can be made in the microwave!

Smashed Sweet Potatoes
Serves 1

5-6 oz. sweet potato, cut into 3/4 inch chunks (leave the skin on)
2 tbsp. unsweetened Silk PureAlmond milk
salt & pepper to taste

1. Place the sweet potato is medium microwave-safe bowl. Cover & microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until very tender.

2. Remove potatoes from microwave using a potholder.Add in milk and salt & pepper. Use a potato masher to mash the potatoes until desired texture is reached and ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

Nutrition Information--approximately 160 calories per serving

Spicy-->add in red pepper flakes and/or hot sauce
Sweet-->add in nutmeg, cinnamon, and/or maple syrup

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