Recipes

Louisiana Sweet Potato with Citrus Duo

Ingredients

6 cups peeled & cubed LA sweet potato
3 cups water
1 teaspoon salt, plus ½ teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter
½ cup LA naval orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon hot sauce
½ cup pecan pieces

1. In a pot combine sweet potato, water and 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil and cook for 10-12 minutes until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes and smash.
2. Heat butter and orange juice until butter is melted and add to sweet potatoes.
3. Add remaining ingredients except for pecan pieces and whip sweet potatoes until ingredients are completely incorporated.
4. Stir in pecan pieces and serve.

Lower Fat: Recipe is lower fat, consider using avocado oil or grape-seed oil for healthier fat.
Lower Carbohydrates: Swap pumpkin or acorn squash for sweet potato, and use no-sugar added orange juice.
Lower Sodium: use a low-salt hot sauce such as Tabasco, and a salt-free cajun seasoning such as Cajun 180 La Cajun Gold No-Salt. Additionally, lower sodium “salt” can be used.
Dairy-free: Recipe is dairy-free.
Gluten-free: Ensure Cajun seasoning is gluten-free

Lower Fat: Recipe is lower fat, consider using avocado oil or grape-seed oil for healthier fat.
Lower Carbohydrates: Swap pumpkin or acorn squash for sweet potato, and use no-sugar added orange juice.
Lower Sodium: use a low-salt hot sauce such as Tabasco, and a salt-free cajun seasoning such as Cajun 180 La Cajun Gold No-Salt. Additionally, lower sodium “salt” can be used.
Dairy-free: Recipe is dairy-free.
Gluten-free: Ensure Cajun seasoning is gluten-free

June 1, 2022

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