Sweet potatoes are mashed and made sweet and creamy with plain yogurt, orange juice, and orange rind. The microwave speeds things up making this a fast, easy, and light alternative for sweet potatoes on the side!

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prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Wash the potato and prick several times with a fork. Place in a microwave-safe dish with 1/4 cup water; cover. Microwave for 2 minutes; turn over with tongs, and continue to microwave for 2 minutes more. Remove potato from the dish and place in a bowl of cold water until cool enough to handle, about 5 minutes. Peel with a paring knife.

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  • Return potato to the baking dish with 1/4 cup water and microwave until soft, 4 to 5 minutes total, turning halfway through.

  • Mash the hot potato with a hand masher or fork. Add orange juice and 1 teaspoon orange zest to the mashed potato; add yogurt and stir well.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 56.6g; fat 0.5g; cholesterol 0.9mg; sodium 135.7mg. Full Nutrition
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