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Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked Sweet Potatoes
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Pierce each sweet potato several times with the tines of a fork. Place the sweet potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Bake until tender, about 45 minutes. Make a slit in the top of each sweet potato. Top with 1 tablespoon of butter and season with the salt and pepper.
October, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 214Calories From Fat 50%
  • Fat 12g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 31mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Carbohydrate 26g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 2g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Sweet potatoes
If you crave something over-the-top, try topping the potatoes with maple syrup, brown sugar, cinnamon, caramelized onions, pecans, applesauce, canned chipotles, crystallized ginger, or orange zest.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.