Contributed by: NAPSA
Sweet Potatoes: Pick Of The Season Maria Walls, R.D., Senior Nutritionist, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NAPSA) - Delicious, fresh sweet potatoes are available all year long, so there's no need to wait for Thanksgiving to enjoy these nutritious vegetables.
Not just great tasting and beautiful looking, with that gorgeous orange color, a medium sweet potato contains virtually no fat and minimal sodium; it also provides one and a half times the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A and more than one-quarter of the daily requirements of vitamin C. Sweet potatoes, which are actually a root vegetable and not a tuber like the potato, are a tasty source of beta-carotene, vitamin B6, potassium and fiber.
There are so many ways to enjoy sweet potatoes in your favorite recipes, such as Curried Sweet Potato Wedges, Slow-Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potato Soup. Weight Watchers recipes reflect the food values inherent in the Weight Watchers philosophy-that eating should be satisfying as well as healthy. To learn more, visit www.weightwatchers.com or call (800) 651-6000.
Preheat the oven to 450 F. Halve the sweet potatoes and cut each piece lengthwise into quarters. Toss with the oil, curry powder, salt and cayenne in a large bowl.
Arrange the sweet potatoes in a single layer on a large nonstick baking sheet. Bake, turning once, until browned and crisp, 35-40 minutes.
Serving Size: Makes 6 Servings
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: 3, 169 calories, 3g fat, 5g fiber, Core Plan(r) recipe
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