Sweet Potato Spoon Bread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 104.3
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.0 mg
  • Sodium: 60.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 5.4 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    .5 cup yellow cornmeal
    12 oz sweet potatoes
    1.5 cups milk
    2 eggs, separated, plus 2 egg whites
    2 tbsp brown sugar
    1 tbsp molasses
    1 tbsp ginger
    1 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 2 qt baking dish and dust with cornmeal. Cook sweet potatoes and mash.
Meanwhile, bring milk to a simmer in a saucepan. Whisk in cornmeal. Cook, stirring, until thickened, 1-3 min. Let cool.
Stir together sweet potatoes, cornmeal mixture, egg yolks, sugar, molasses, ginger and salt. Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Stir in half of egg whites to potato mixture. Fold in remaining egg whites.
Spoon into baking pan and bake 35-40 min.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAKOTAGRRL.

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  • Incredible!
    This was very good! I took it to a party where everyone paired it with a "dip" made with hot pepper jelly blended with cream cheese. Big success! - 7/22/10

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