Sweet Potatoes Mashed

Sweet Potatoes Mashed

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  • 1

    pound sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

  • ¾

    tsp salt

  • 2

    tsp unsalted margarine

  • ¼

    tsp ground ginger

  • tsp ground cardamom

  • tsp freshly ground pepper

  • tsp ground nutmeg


Place the sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan; add cold water to cover and 1/2 tsp of the salt; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until tender, 15 - 20 minutes. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of the cooking liquid. With a potato masher or an electric mixer on low speed, mash the potatoes with the cooking liquid, margarine, ginger, cardamom, pepper, nutmeg, and the remaining 1/4 tsp of salt; serve at once. Per 1/4 serving: 137 calories, 2 g total fat, 0 g sat fat, 0 mg chol, 451 mg sodium, 28 g carb, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein, 25 mg calcium.


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