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Sweet Potato Casserole

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  • Makes: 10 servings

Cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger combined with vanilla extract are a delicious backdrop for sweet potatoes. Use canned sweet potatoes if you don't have whole sweet potatoes on hand. This recipe would be great for Thanksgiving.

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes (about 1 lb)
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 can evaporated milk, nonfat (12 ounce)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

Directions

1. Rinse sweet potatoes in cold running water and pierce with a fork.

2. Microwave sweet potatoes on full power until tender, about 15 minutes. Turn them half way during baking.

3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove skin from sweet potatoes and mash with hand beaters or food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until smooth.

4. Pour mixture in an 8 inch square baking pan. Bake until casserole is firm in the center, about 40 minutes.

5. Remove pan from oven. Allow to stand for 5 minutes then cut into 10 squares.

6. Serve hot. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

You may want to experiment with using canned sweet potatoes.

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Source: Food and Health Communications, Inc, Cooking Demo II, p.167

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/10 of recipe (101g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 123
Total Fat N/A
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 89 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 17 g
Added Sugars included 10 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 130 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 323 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 123
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 17 g
Added Sugars 10 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 130 mg
Potassium 323 mg
Sodium 89 mg
Copper 91 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 25 mg
Phosphorus 101 mg
Selenium 3 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 414 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
1/4 cups
Protein Foods
1/4 ounces
Dairy
1/4 cups

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