Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked sweet potatoes make for a delicious side dish on Thanksgiving or Christmas.  Serve with turkey gravy and butter.

Yield: Makes 10 to 12 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 172
  • Calories from fat: 2.6%
  • Protein: 2.7g
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 40g
  • Fiber: 4.9g
  • Sodium: 21mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

Ingredients

  • 10 to 12 sweet potatoes or yams (1 1/2 to 2 in. thick and about 6 in. long)
  • Turkey gravy
  • Butter or margarine
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Scrub sweet potatoes and pierce in several places with a fork. Place potatoes on oven rack or in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in a 325° to 350° oven until potatoes give readily when gently squeezed, about 1 1/2 hours. Slit open; season to taste with gravy, butter, and salt and pepper.
Note:

Roast with the turkey; serve with gravy.

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