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Sweet Potatoes In Orange Shells

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Sweet potatoes in orange shells is a lovely recipe made with flaked coconut and marshmallows for flavor. Mashed and filled in orange shells, the sweet potatoes are baked and topped with marshmallows before finishing.
  Oranges 3
  Canned sweet potatoes 16 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Packed brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flaked coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Miniature marshmallows 6

Squeeze oranges; save juice.
Remove membranes from orange shells.
Mash sweet potatoes.
Blend in 3 tablespoons orange juice, butter, brown sugar, and salt.
Stir in coconut.
Spoon into orange shells; place in shallow baking pan.
Bake at 350°F 20 to 30 minutes, until lightly browned on top.
Top with marshmallows; bake about 5 minutes to melt and brown marshmallows.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1299 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.5%

Saturated Fat 27.9 g139.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1356.7 mg56.5%

Total Carbohydrates 233 g77.7%

Dietary Fiber 22.6 g90.5%

Sugars 129 g

Protein 15 g30.6%

Vitamin A 825.7% Vitamin C 397.6%

Calcium 39.2% Iron 41.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sweet Potatoes In Orange Shells Recipe