Mashed sweet potatoes offer a tasty and colorful alternative to plain mashed potatoes. This low-fat side dish calls for healthy canola oil.

Source: Family Circle

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prep:
5 mins
cook:
13 mins
total:
18 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium-size saucepan, cover sweet potato chunks with cold water and bring to a boil over high heat. Boil for 13 minutes, or until potatoes fall apart when pierced with a fork. Drain and set aside.

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  • While potatoes are cooking, heat canola oil in a medium-size nonstick skillet. Add onion and cook for 8 minutes, or until deep, golden brown.

  • Place potatoes and onions in a food processor with the salt, pepper and cloves, and pulse until almost smooth. Can be made up to a day ahead; cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Reheat gently in microwave oven.

Nutrition Facts

232 calories; fat 3g; carbohydrates 49g; insoluble fiber 5g; protein 4g; sodium 607mg.
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