Stuff It Sweet Potato
Delicious stuffed sweet potatoes seasoned with toasted almonds, orange peel, maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon.
6 medium sweet potatoes
1/2 cup softened butter or margarine
1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoon maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Wash and dry sweet potatoes. Bake in a preheated oven at 425°F (220°C) for 40 minutes or until tender.
- Cut a lengthwise slice from the top of each sweet potato. Remove skin from slice and place meat of sweet potato in bowl. Gently scoop out sweet potatoes leaving 1/4 inch shell. Set aside.
- Add remaining ingredients to bowl with meat of sweet potato; blend well. Pipe or spoon into reserved shells. Arrange on baking sheet.
- Bake uncovered in a preheated oven at 425°F (220°C) for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.