Who doesn’t love potatoes? When you have a sore throat or mouth try this smooth and creamy dish – a different take on mashed potatoes, with Creamed Double Potatoes. Easy to tolerate when you are not feeling well, and will give you a dose of vitamins and fiber, as well.
Creamed Double Potatoes from Eating Well Through Cancer cookbook
Sweet potatoes are rich in Beta Carotene and vitamins. This will be easy to tolerate and you are getting valuable nutrition.
Makes 8 Servings
1 3/4 pounds baking potatoes
1 3/4 pounds Louisiana yams (sweet potatoes)
3 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons honey
1. In large pot, cover both types of potatoes with water and boil 40 minutes or until tender. Peel potatoes and place in mixing bowl with butter, blending until smooth.
2. Gradually add milk and honey, beating until creamy.
Nutritional information per serving
Calories 240, Protein (g) 4, Carbohydrate (g) 47, Fat (g) 5, Cal. from Fat (%) 17, Saturated Fat (g) 1, Dietary Fiber (g) 5, Cholesterol (mg) 0, Sodium (mg) 74, Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 fat
Potatoes are rich in Vitamins B6, C, iron, magnesium, niacin, and potassium. Sweet potatoes provide Vitamins A, B6, and C.