Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon
This side always takes my guests by surprise because of the smoky, creamy flavor and the bright, pretty presentation. No doubt you’ll get major kudos when you place these on your table.
PREP: 20 MIN. • BAKE: 1¹ ₄ HOURS MAKES: 6 SERVINGS
6 medium sweet potatoes
(about 12 oz. each) ¹₄ cup butter, softened ¹₂ tsp. salt
¹₈ tsp. pepper
2 cups shredded
6 bacon strips, cooked
1. Preheat oven to 375°. Pierce potatoes several times. Place in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. pan; bake until tender, 1 hour. Cool slightly.
2. Cut a thin slice off the top of potatoes. Scoop out pulp, leaving thin shells. Mash with butter, salt and pepper; add cheese and bacon. Spoon into shells.
3. Return to pan. Bake until heated through, 15-20 minutes.
PER SERVING 611 cal., 24g fat (13g sat. fat), 66mg chol., 683mg sod., 84g carb. (34g sugars, 10g fiber), 17g pro.