Vanilla Sweet Potatoes



6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 241
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 44.6 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 77 mg
Calcium 78 mg


2 pounds sweet potatoes
3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, softened


Pierce potatoes with a fork, and arrange in a circle on paper towels in microwave oven. Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until tender, rearranging potatoes after 5 minutes. Wrap in a towel; let stand 5 minutes. Peel and mash potatoes. Combine with milk and remaining ingredients.

Place in a 1-quart casserole; cover and microwave on MEDIUM for 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated.