Chili-Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 9:04 am
By: News On 6

4 large sweet potatoes (3 1/2 lbs total)

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

2 tsp orange zest

2 Tbsp brown sugar

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp chili powder

1/ Bake the sweet potatoes in a 425°F oven until they are soft, about 70 minutes. Remove sweet potatoes from oven and allow them to cool slightly.

2/ In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, and chili powder.

3/ Scoop out the insides of sweet potatoes and place in a large mixing bowl. Pour orange juice mixture over sweet potatoes, mash well, and serve.

Makes 8 servings

Per 1/2-cup serving: 191 cal, <1 g fat (0 g sat), 45 g carbs, 169 mg sodium, 6 g fiber, 3 g protein