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Yields:
10 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Side Dishes
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Ginger Spiced Sweet Potatoes

A healthy Thanksgiving day or special occasion treat.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Wash and quarter each sweet potato (leave skins on) and place in a medium-large pot.
  2. Add water into pot until sweet potatoes are just covered with water. Add 1 teaspoon sea salt to water.
  3. Heat potatoes over medium-high heat to a boil. Once potatoes come to a boil bring down to a simmer for 20-25 minutes until potatoes are fork tender.
  4. While potatoes boil, chop up 1/2 a large shallot, 1/3 small ginger root and 4 cloves of garlic. Add to sauce pan with 2 tablespoons canola oil with 1 teaspoon sea salt, 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper, and 1 tablespoon black pepper. Sauté until veggies are tender.
  5. Lightly toast slivered almonds in small cooking pan over medium heat. Stir frequently. Set aside.
  6. Once potatoes become fork tender, remove from heat and drain. Skins should separate easily from the potatoes. Remove the skins.
  7. Add 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk and with a potato masher mash together to desired consistency.
  8. Add ginger/garlic sauté to potatoes with potato masher. Mix in almonds and serve!
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Nutrition summary:

There are 169 calories in 1 serving of Ginger Spiced Sweet Potatoes.
Calorie break-down: 46% fat, 44% carbs, 9% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
9.03g
14%
Saturated Fat
0.629g
3%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.87g
Monounsaturated Fat
1.632g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
518mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
19.61g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
4.15g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
780mg
78%
Iron
14.22mg
79%
Potassium
344mg
10%
Vitamin A
39400IU
788%
Vitamin C
126.0mg
210%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
8%
of RDI*
(169 calories)
8% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (45%)
 
Fat (46%)
 
Protein (9%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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