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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple

Yield 9 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes (about 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15 1/4-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 219
  • caloriesfromfat 13 %
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 45.9 g
  • fiber 5.5 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 182 mg
  • calcium 47 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Place the sweet potatoes on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Cool slightly; peel.

  3. Combine carrot, orange juice, and ginger in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain the carrot mixture in a colander over a bowl, reserving 3/4 cup cooking liquid. Combine potato and carrot mixture, and mash. Stir in 3/4 cup cooking liquid, butter, salt, and pineapple.