Cranberry Streusel Sweet Potatoes

Dotted with crimson cranberries, the streusel topping adds a crunchy touch to mashed sweet potatoes. All the sweetness comes from either the potatoes or cranberries, because no sugar is added.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
medium sweet potatoes, peeled
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup soft bread crumbs (1 slice)
1/4
cup dried cranberries
1/4
cup coarsely chopped pecans
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 Place sweet potatoes in 3-quart saucepan; add enough water to cover. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer covered 20 to 25 minutes or until tender; drain. Shake potatoes in saucepan over low heat to dry.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350ºF. Mash potatoes with 2 tablespoons butter and the salt until no lumps remain. Spoon into ungreased 1-quart casserole. Mix remaining ingredients; sprinkle over potatoes.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until heated through and streusel mixture is golden brown.

Expert Tips

Substitute a 23-ounce can of sweet potatoes, drained, for the cooked fresh sweet potatoes. Mash as directed in step 2.

To make this a day ahead of time, follow directions through step 2. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Bake uncovered 45 to 60 minutes or until heated through and streusel mixture is golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
265
(
Calories from Fat
100 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11 g
11 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
20 mg
20 %;
Sodium
290 mg
290 %;
Total Carbohydrate
44 g
44 %
(Dietary Fiber
5 g
5 %
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.