Holiday Recipe

Sweet Potatoes with Pecans


Elisabeth Moore, a registered dietician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provides this Thanksgiving side dish recipe that is diabetes-friendly.


Serves 6


4 medium-sized sweet potatoes


3 Tbsp olive oil


3 cloves garlic, minced


1/3 cup fresh rosemary


1/2 cup chopped pecans


1/2 tsp pepper


Preheat oven to 450º F.


Wash and peel potatoes, cut into small cubes. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.


Arrange mixture on a baking sheet, and bake for about 45 minutes, until potatoes become tender


Nutrition Facts: Total calories per serving: 200; Total fat: 13 g; Saturated fat: 1.5 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 50 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 20 g; Dietary Fiber: 4 g; Sugars: 4 g; Protein: 3 g



Above content provided by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and clinical partner Joslin Diabetes Center. For advice about your medical care, consult your doctor.


Posted November 2012