Gingered Sweet Potatoes

Gingered Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Antioxidant-rich ginger adds nutritious benefits and sweet flavor to fuss-free Gingered Sweet Potatoes.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 115
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Sodium 282 mg


4 sweet potatoes
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1 1/2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork. Microwave at HIGH 10 to 12 minutes or until tender, turning over halfway through. Peel, cut into large chunks, and process in a food processor with orange juice, ginger, and orange rind until smooth. Stir in salt and pepper.

Katherine Cobbs,

Cooking Light

May 2014
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