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Sweet Potato Custard

Sweet potatoes and bananas combine to make a flavorful low fat custard made with evaporated skim milk and no added fat.

1 C mashed cooked sweet potato
1/2 C mashed banana (about 2 small)
1 C evaporated skim milk
2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
2 beaten egg yolks (or 1/3 cup egg substitute)
1/2 tsp salt
as needed   nonstick cooking spray
1/4 C raisins
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together sweet potato and banana.
  2. Add milk, blending well.
  3. Add brown sugar, egg yolks, and salt, mixing thoroughly.
  4. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Transfer sweet potato mixture to casserole dish.
  5. Combine raisins, sugar, and cinnamon; sprinkle over top of sweet potato mixture.
  6. Bake in a preheated 325º F oven for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean.
Yield: 6 servings--Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 144
Total fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 92 mg*
Sodium: 235 mg

*If using egg substitutes, cholesterol will be lower.

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