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Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Garlic brings its rich, slightly sweet flavor to these mashed potatoes. See All Quick, Healthy Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less : Fruits & Vegetables : Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2-4 sprigs rosemary and thyme
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 6 (48 oz) cups chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 4 Tbsp margarine
  • ½ cup sour cream, fat-free
  • ½ (4 oz) cup skim milk
Peel and quarter sweet potatoes. Place in a large saucepan with a couple of sprigs of rosemary and fresh thyme. Add garlic, salt, pepper and chicken broth to the saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 15-18 minutes. Drain excess liquid from potatoes and mash lightly with a fork. Add butter, sour cream, and milk. Cream with a hand mixer on low speed, leaving sweet potatoes slightly chunky. Enjoy!
 
Serves: 6
 
1 Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 240
Total Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 34%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 6%
Protein: 9g
Carbohydrates: 31g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 580mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A and C, and potassium, and a good source of fiber, phosphorous, and vitamin B3.

Recipe courtesy of the North Carolina State Plants for Human Health Institute.
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