Sweet Potato Puffs


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 egg - beaten
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans


Peel and cut sweet potatoes into 1-inch pieces. Place potatoes in medium saucepan. Add enough water to cover; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes and place in large bowl; mash until smooth. Add orange juice, egg, orange peel and nutmeg; mix well.

Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon potato mixture into 10 mounds on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle pecans on tops of mounds.

Bake 30 minutes or until centers are hot. Garnish, if desired.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Sweet Potato Puffs Recipe?

Recipe makes: 10 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 103
Carbohydrates: 19
Total Fat: 3
Saturated Fat: 1
Cholesterol: 21
Sodium: 14
Good for You
Fiber: 2
Protein: 2
Weight Watchers
Points: 2