Sweet Potatoes 'n' Pears

4.5
(90)

Pears add a sweet flavor boost to mashed sweet potatoes.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 cups cubed peeled sweet potatoes

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pear halves, drained

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place the sweet potatoes in a shallow 3-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 18-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients; beat until combined.

Tips

This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup equals 286 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.