Friday, January 14, 2011

Here is a vegetable dish your kids might just think is dessert...

Puffy Sweet Potatoes

3 C cooked sweet potatoes

4 egg whites

1⁄4 C sugar

2 T whole wheat flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix sweet potatoes, egg whites, sugar and flour until thoroughly combined. Pour into greased casserole dish.

Top with:

1⁄2 C brown sugar

3 T whole wheat flour

2 T butter

cinnamon (to taste)

optional: 1⁄2 C chopped pecans

Mix brown sugar, flour and butter together (and pecans if using them). sweet potato mixture. Sprinkle cinnamon over the brown sugar layer. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until topping is golden-brown. Serves 8.

Calories: Only 168 for an eighth of the dish...AND it is sweet so it satisfies your sweet tooth!!!

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