Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marsala

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Marsala, a fortified wine often served as a dessert wine, gives the sweet potatoes a rich flavor--but you may omit it, if desired.
2 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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1 pound sweet potatoes
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
1 tablespoon Marsala wine
1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Thyme sprigs (optional)


Preheat oven to 425°.

Bake potatoes at 425° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until tender; cool slightly. Cut each potato in half lengthwise, and scoop out pulp. Discard skins.

Place potatoes and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; mash to desired consistency. Cook over low heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with thyme, if desired.

Created date

December 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 322
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 4.2 g
Carbohydrate 62.6 g
Fiber 6.8 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 244 mg
Calcium 73 mg