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Smushed Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Smushed Apples and Sweet Potatoes

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
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ELFINDANCER

This is a super simple recipe that I make as a sweet, easy side dish. It tastes a LOT like apple pie... but even healthier!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 210 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the sweet potato in a medium saucepan and fill with enough water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for about 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.
  2. Melt butter over low heat in a small saucepan. Mix in the sugar, cinnamon and allspice. Add the apple slices, cover, and let simmer for 5 minutes, or until the apples are tender. Mix the apple mixture into the drained sweet potatoes along with the milk. Mix well using an electric mixer or just a fork until potatoes are mashed.
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MommyWithaPhD
48

MommyWithaPhD

10/30/2006

Oh Yum! This is a wonderful recipe. My family loves sweet potatos - even the little ones. Everyone devoured this recipe! And it is even more scrumptious with just a little butter on top. I have a sweet potato casserole I make for special occasions because it takes more time, but I honestly like this recipe better (and it's healthier than my other recipe). I love the subtle apple taste mixed with the sweet potato. The best thing about it is that it's quick and easy! I ALWAYS make my sweet potatos in the microwave, whether eating them plain or in a recipe. For this recipe, poke holes in the potatos, wrap in a paper towel, and cook about 8 minutes. Then, just scoop out the flesh and mash. It's super easy and FAST! I've always found it hard to peel sweet potatos, so the microwave is a good alternative.

MECURL
31

MECURL

1/21/2004

I would serve this dish rather than the traditional sweet potato casseroles! The flavor is perfect though there isn't as much sugar as most pies. My husband (not a big fan of sweet potatoes) said, "This tastes like pie! and ate a large helping." I prepared the dish and sprinkled a spoonful of brown sugar, raisins, and dried cranberries on top, then placed it in a warm oven to melt the sugar. I can haardly wait to make it again!

ETHANSMOM2
28

ETHANSMOM2

1/6/2004

All I have to say is YUMMMMMM. I am a picky sweet potato eater, and all I USED to like was my Granny's sweet potatoes made with orange juice. This was even better in my opinion. I used brown sugar on top, as I like it sweet, and it was just right! My son (13 mos)is a really picky eater and he even ate it. My hubby loved it too. THANKS!

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