Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
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Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • 1 ½ lbs yams
  • ¾ cups garbanzo beans, low-sodium, canned, not drained
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp white pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400° F. Steam and boil yams until they are barely tender, approximately 15 minutes. Let cool then peel and shred. Purée garbanzo beans (including liquid) until smooth. Combine shredded yams and puréed garbanzo beans with remaining ingredients. Spray sheet pans with non-stick spray. Spoon 1- to 2-inch balls spread 1 inch apart on sheet pans. Bake 10-12 minutes until tots start turning brown.
 
Serves: 6
 
1 ¼ Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 170
Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 26%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 3%
Protein: 4g
Carbohydrates: 29g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 260mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, copper, and vitamin A, and a good source of potassium, manganese, and vitamin B6.

Recipe courtesy of Challenge.gov Recipes for Healthy Kids.
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