Sweet Potato Stuffing for Holiday Dinners
Sweet potatoes have always been a must for our holiday dinners. Sometimes I try out new recipes to try them in a different way. This recipes lets you kill two birds with one stone- sweet potato side dish and stuffing.
Sweet potatoes are definitely better for you than white potatoes. They are lower on the glycemic index and don't become pure sugar when metabolized as do white potatoes. They Sweet potatoes are filling yet fat-free, cholesterol-free and very low in calories. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of beta carotene) which is important for eyesight and fighting off viral infections. They also supply vitamin C, vitamin B6, iron, and fiber.
Makes 8 Servings
½ cup raisins
2 cups canned sweet potatoes, diced
2 cups cornbread, crumbled
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Soak raisins in hot water for 1 hour.
3. Mix all ingredients together. Put into greased casserole dish.
4. Cover, and bake until heated through. Uncover and bake an additional 5 minutes to brown top.
|Calories from Fat||60||Kcal||Sugar||17||g|
|Saturated Fat||2.5||g||Vitamin A||410||RE|
Source: Creative Recipes for Less Familiar USDA Commodities Used By Household Programs