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Here's a new recipe for sweet potatoes!
- 2 cups sweet potatoes, about 2 large
2 egg whites
3 1-oz. part-skim mozzarella sticks
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup melba toast, crushed (best to use food processor)
Poke holes in sweet potatoes and microwave on HIGH for 6-8 minutes or until soft. After potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel and mash in a medium bowl. Beat egg whites with fork for 1 minute. Combine cooked potatoes, beaten egg whites, brown sugar, Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener, and cinnamon together until well mixed. Slice each cheese stick into 8 equal parts (24 total). Scoop potato mixture into 16 equal parts. Insert 1 1/2 cheese slices into each part and roll into a ball. Then roll balls in crushed melba toast. Place on baking sheet and bake 10 minutes in 350ºF oven.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A and C, and calcium, and a good source of magnesium, potassium and fiber.
- Total Fat:4.1g
- Saturated Fat:2.3g
- Dietary Fiber:5g
- % of Calories from Fat:16%
- Recipe Credit
- Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation by Bonne DiTamo. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
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