Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Sweet potato

The twins really like sweet potatoes but I don't know what to do about the fibers! I still have to puree them because the kids gag on the fibers if I fork-mash them.

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  1. I would roast them at 400 for about 40 minutes and then, once a bit cooled, cut them into bite sized cubes. I didn't notice the fibers to be a problem and my kids devoured it!

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  2. Our girls love sweet potatoes. I just peel them and dice them into 1" cubes, and then boil them for about 10 minutes until tender. They eat them with their hands.

    I have a crock-pot recipe I made a few months ago. It was sweet potatoes with a Granny Smith apple and some spices. I thought it was too sweet, but my husband and girls loved it. I'll be glad to send it to you if you're interested.

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  3. Love sweet potatoes, my kids enjoy it and it is so easy to serve!
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  4. Of course Mandy! cut them up before cooking - why didn't I think of that? That would break up the fibers - I do that for eggplant. I guess I still didn't replenish the grey matter that the twins took from me!

    Thanks for the tip Nicole - I should start using the oven more but it's just so convenient to throw everything in the pressure cooker each morning and be done with.

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