Sprinkle on a flavorful spice blend, tasty toppings, etc., but use them sparingly to avoid excess calories.

Recipe by Southern Living January 2007

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
50 mins
total:
70 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pierce 4 to 6 small sweet potatoes with a fork, place on an aluminum foil-lined jelly-roll pan, and bake at 450° for 50 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly; then cut ends off potatoes. Stand each potato on larger end in a small bowl or ramekin; squeeze potato, pushing pulp upward, and fluff with a fork. Add desired toppings.

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  • Sprinkle on a flavorful spice blend, tasty toppings, etc., but use them sparingly to avoid excess calories. Here are some of our favorite combinations:

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  • Brown sugar, light butter, and toasted pecans

  • Roasted chicken, chopped fresh rosemary, reduced-fat sour cream, salt, and pepper

  • Honey, yogurt, and toasted pecans

  • Cilantro, reduced-fat sour cream, chives, salt, and pepper

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