Opossum With Sweet Potatoes
|Red peppers||To Taste, chopped|
|Sweet potatoes||4 Large|
Skin and clean opossum, removing small sacs from small of back and under forelegs.
Place opossum in 4 cups water in saucepan; add salt, pepper and red peppers.
Simmer until pan liquid is reduced by half.
Pare and slice sweet potatoes.
Combine opossum with pan liquid and potatoes in baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour or until opossum is tender, basting occasionally.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1403 Calories from Fat 371
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41 g63.3%
Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 515.9 mg172%
Sodium 958.6 mg39.9%
Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.4%
Dietary Fiber 18.2 g72.6%
Sugars 25.4 g
Protein 130 g260.7%
Vitamin A 1706% Vitamin C 36.8%
Calcium 24.9% Iron 123.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet