Broccoli-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Broccoli-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Source: Recipes for Healthy Living. Recipe Credit: .
Summary

Sweet potatoes are a healthy carbohydrate full of fiber and vitamin A. They can make a great, quick side dish! You could also stuff this sweet potato with spinach and pine nuts.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 sweet potato
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 sweet potato
  • Amount per serving Calories 190

  • Total Fat 17g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 85mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • Dietary Fiber 6g
    • Total Sugars 9g
  • Protein 5g
  • Potassium 770mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • medium sweet potatoes
    4
  • broccoli florets
    3 cup
  • margarine (trans-fat-free)
    4 tsp
  • slivered almonds (toasted)
    4 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Pierce each sweet potato with a fork in a few spots. Arrange the potatoes on a microwave-safe plate and microwave until soft, about 12 minutes.

  2. Place 3/4 to 1 inch of water in a saucepan with a steamer and bring to a boil. (If you don’t have a steamer, you can simply put the broccoli directly into 1 inch of boiling water.) Add the broccoli to the steamer and cover; reduce the heat to medium and let it cook for 6 minutes.

  3. Using a knife, slit each sweet potato in half and pinch the sides to open it up. Fill each sweet potato with 1 Tsp. margarine, 2/3 cup broccoli and 1 Tbsp. toasted almonds.

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