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Sweet Potato and Pineapple Purée

Sweet Potato and Pineapple PuréeSweet potatoes and pineapple? It's delightful. An ideal flavor combination for those occasions when you want to surprise your guests with a sweet and tasty potato dish!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
2 pounds (about 3 large) sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled
2/3 cup (5 ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 (8.5-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained - divided use
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Fresh mint or parsley leaves (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Melt butter on medium low heat in large saucepan; remove from heat. Add sweet potatoes; mash with a fork or spoon. Add evaporated milk.
  2. Reserve 2 tablespoons pineapple for garnish. Stir remaining pineapple, brown sugar and cinnamon into sweet potato mixture. Cook on low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until part of liquid evaporates. Serve warm.
  3. Garnish with reserved pineapple and mint leaves, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 210 Calories from Fat: 60 Total Fat: 7 g Saturated Fat: 4.5 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 100 mg Carbohydrates: 33 g Dietary Fiber: 4 g Sugars: 19 g Protein: 4 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.