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Thyme- Scallion Sweet Potato Mash

ACTIVE TIME: 10 min. TOTAL TIME: 30 min. SERVES: 6


Canned green chiles lend these sweet spuds a savory note along with a dose of capsaicin shown to rev metabolism by 30 percent for two hours 13⁄4 lb. sweet potatoes, washed 1 (4.5 oz.) can chopped green

chiles, drained

1⁄4 cup minced scallions

2 tsp. minced fresh thyme 1⁄2–1 tsp. chili powder

1 Prick potatoes several times with knife; place on microwave-safe pie plate. Cover with damp paper towel. Microwave 12 min. or until tender, turning 3 times. Let sit 5 min. to cool; peel potatoes.

2 In processor, puree potatoes until smooth and creamy; transfer to bowl. Stir in last 4 ingredient­s. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Per serving: Cal. 88 Pro. 2g Carb. 20g Fiber 4g Sug. 8g Chol. 0mg Sod. 133mg Total fat: 0g Sat. 0g Trans. 0g

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