Baked Sweet Potatoes


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 202.1
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 303.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.4 g
  • Protein: 5.4 g

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These sweet potatoes are cooked with a West African-style peanut sauce. These sweet potatoes are cooked with a West African-style peanut sauce.
Number of Servings: 6


    6 medium sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds)
    1 tsp canola oil
    1/3 cup finely chopped onion
    1 tbsp grated peeled fresh ginger
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1-1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1-1/2 tsp ground coriander
    1/8 tsp ground red pepper
    3/4 cup water
    3/4 cup tomato sauce
    1/4 cup natural peanut butter
    1 tsp sugar
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro


Preheat oven to 375F.
Pierce potatoes with a fork, and bake at 375F for 1 hour or until tender. Cool potatoes slightly.
Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-low heat.
Add onion, ginger, and garlic; cook 3 minutes.
Add cumin, coriander, and pepper; cook 1 minute.
Add 3/4 cup water and next 4 ingredients (through salt), stirring until smooth; bring to a simmer.
Cook 2 minutes or until thick.
Split potatoes lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side.
Spoon about 1/4 cup sauce into each potato.
Top each serving with 1 teaspoon cilantro.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRAINIAC.


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