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Twice-Baked Ham Sweet Potatoes

"I like this dish so much, I sometimes make it with deli ham when I don't have leftover baked ham," says Lorraine Menard, Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes (3/4 pound each)
  • 1 pineapple tidbits snack cup (4 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup cubed fully cooked ham

Directions

  • Prick sweet potatoes with a fork; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly. Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice; set aside.
  • Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a thin shell. In a bowl, mash the pulp with butter. Stir in brown sugar and reserved pineapple juice. Fold in ham and half of the pineapple. Spoon into potato shells. Top with remaining pineapple.
  • Place on a baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until browned and heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 sweet potato: 542 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 707mg sodium, 104g carbohydrate (53g sugars, 11g fiber), 16g protein.

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