Classic Sweet Potato Surprise Recipe

Classic Sweet Potato Surprise Recipe
Staff Writer
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Here is an easy and delicious sweet potato recipe, adapted from the 1948 spring issue of Good Housekeeping Magazine. 

4
Servings
533
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 8 ounce can of sweet potato
  • 1 Cup crushed cereal flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon pepper
  • 4 marshmellows
  • 1 Teaspoon orange rind, grated
  • 1/3 Cup milk

Directions

Heat oven to 425ºF. 

Place milk, butter, and potatoes in a saucepan. Heat till butter is melted and milk is hot. 

Mash potatoes; adding salt, pepper, and orange rind. 

Form into four balls, with a marshellow placed in the center of each. Roll each ball in beaten egg mixture, then in cereal flakes.

Bake on pie plate for 25 minutes. 

 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
34%
Sugar
24g
27%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
73g
56%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
757µg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
15µg
17%
Calcium, Ca
96mg
10%
Choline, total
23mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
9g
36%
Folate, total
24µg
6%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
44mg
14%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
108mg
15%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
177mg
12%
Water
19g
1%

Sweet Potato Shopping Tip

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking Tip

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.