Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Raisins

Tangy raisins and sweet potatoes -- another way to enjoy this nutritious vegetable.



  • 6 to 8 sweet potatoes (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups California raisins


Peel and steam sweet potatoes until tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Turn into mixer bowl and beat until fluffy. Add remaining ingredients except raisins and beat until smooth. Stir in raisins and turn into buttered 2-quart casserole. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until hot.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 350 (27% from fat); Total Fat 11g (sat 6g, mono 3g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 65mg; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 61g; (Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugars 42g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 130mg; Calcium 65mg; Potassium 640mg

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Special Diet

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