Coconut-Marshmallow Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Coconut-Marshmallow Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4

Sweet potatoes are mashed with brown sugar, butter, coconut milk and warm spices, and then baked with a topping of coconut and marshmallows for a delicious side dish. To learn how to make this recipe, watch the Secret Ingredient cooking show.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, more for the baking dish
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup all-natural marshmallows, cut into small pieces
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Method: 

Butter a 2-quart baking dish or four 1-cup ramekins and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Scrub the sweet potatoes and boil or steam until very tender. Remove from heat and let stand until cool enough to handle. Peel the sweet potatoes.

Put them in a bowl and mash with salt, brown sugar, butter, ginger, coriander and coconut milk until very smooth. Spoon sweet potatoes into baking dish or ramekins. Top with coconut and marshmallows. Bake until marshmallows and coconut are lightly browned, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:310 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 9g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 23g sugar), 4g protein
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