Ambrosia Stuffed Sweet Potato

Ambrosia Stuffed Sweet Potato

Recipe: Ambrosia Stuffed Sweet Potato

Summary: Serve this recipe as a healthy breakfast alternative or as a dinnertime side dish with baked chicken, turkey or lean ham.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato (about 8 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons marshmallow creme
  • 1 tablespoon sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • 4 teaspoons drained crushed pineapple
  • 4 dried apricot halves, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F
  2. Wash the sweet potato, pat dry and pierce in several places with a fork; bake for 45-50 minutes or microwave for 5-7 minutes, or until fork tender; cool slightly
  3. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl; mix well
  4. Working lengthwise, slice sweet potato in half; use a spoon to scoop out all but ¼ inch of the flesh from each half
  5. Place the scooped-out potato in a bowl, mash lightly with a fork; add about one-half of the ambrosia mixture to the mashed sweet potato; blend well
  6. Spoon this mixture back into the potato skins and top each with the remaining ambrosia

Number of servings (yield):2

Nutrition per serving (about 4 ounces): 216 calories; 4 g protein; 26 g carbohydrates; 4 g dietary fiber; 6 g total fat

 
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