Baked Sweet Potatoes with West African-Style Peanut Sauce Recipe

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Baked Sweet Potatoes with West African-Style Peanut Sauce
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Pierce potatoes with a fork, and bake at 375° for 1 hour or until tender. Cool potatoes slightly.
  3. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion, ginger, and garlic; cook 3 minutes. Add cumin, coriander, and pepper; cook 1 minute. Add 3/4 cup water and next 4 ingredients (through salt), stirring until smooth; bring to a simmer. Cook 2 minutes or until thick.
  4. Split potatoes lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side. Spoon about 1/4 cup sauce into each potato. Top each serving with 1 teaspoon cilantro.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 302.91 Kcal (1268 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.42 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.27g 10%
Sodium 713.03mg 30%
Potassium 974.21mg 21%
Total Carbs 56.26g 19%
Sugars 13.7g 55%
Dietary Fiber 8.55g 34%
Protein 7.71g 15%
Vitamin C 8.6mg 14%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 92.3mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 97.79 Kcal (409 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.02g 10%
Sodium 230.2mg 30%
Potassium 314.52mg 21%
Total Carbs 18.16g 19%
Sugars 4.42g 55%
Dietary Fiber 2.76g 34%
Protein 2.49g 15%
Vitamin C 2.8mg 14%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 76%
Iron 1mg 18%
Calcium 29.8mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.8
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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