Chocolate Pudding Surprise
This chocolate pudding has a nutritious surprise ingredient—mashed sweet potatoes! An original recipe by Marianne Langan prepared specifically for The North Carolina SweetPotato Commission.
8 ounces cooked sweet potatoes (about 1 cup)
4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese (not non-fat)
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chocolate syrup
- Place sweet potatoes in food processor and blend. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. Spoon into dessert dishes. If desired, garnish with non-dairy whipped topping and crumbled chocolate creme filled sandwich cookies.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 277 kcal, Vitamin A 9,796 IU, Protein 6 gm, Potassium 348 mg, Fat 6 gm, Sodium 227 mg, Carbohydrates 55 gm, Thiamin .03 mg, Calcium 117 mg, Riboflavin .2 mg, Phosphorus 105 mg, Niacin .5 mg, Iron 1.4 mg, Vitamin C 9.9 mg, Saturated Fat 3.4 gm, Monounsaturated Fat .19 gm, Polyunsaturated Fat .09 gm, Cholesterol 16.4 mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.