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Yam Stuffed Apples

Ingredients
  Yam/Sweet potato 1⁄3 Pound, pared, diced
  Golden delicious apples 3⁄4 Pound (Two 1/3 Pound Each Small Pieces)
  Minced shallot 1 Tablespoon
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg/Cinnamon 1⁄3 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄3 Teaspoon, ground
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Core the apples without cutting through the bottom.
2. Scoop out the pulp and leave 1/3 inch thick shell; save the pulp.

MAKING
3. In a medium microwavable mixing bowl, place yam and add 2 cups of water; cook on High for 3 minutes.
4. Combine the apple pulp and shallot with the yam; cook on High for 3 minutes.
5. Strain the yam-apple mixture; reserve the mixture and discard the cooking liquid.
6. Add margarine and nutmeg to the reserved mixture and mash with a fork until the mixture is smooth.
7. Stuff the cored apples with equal quantity of yam-apple mixture.

FINALISING
8. In an 8 X 8 X 2-inch microwavable baking dish, arrange the stuffed apples; cover the dish and cook on High for 4 minutes, until thoroughly heated.

SERVING
9. Garnish the apples with mint sprig.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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