How about a deliciously healthy recipe to celebrate National Stuffing Day?
Sweet Potato Stuffing Recipe
*recipe by Jackie Keller, NutriFit
1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
3 large sweet potatoes
2 tbsp. grated rind and juice of 1 large orange
dash paprika, pepper, and garlic powder
1 large yellow onion, chopped
spray nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup parsnips, peeled and chopped
1 medium celery stalk, chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. trans-fat free, lite margarine
1 tsp. dried sage, crumbled
1. Place the sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan, cover with boiling water; add the salt and cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife. Drain well and mash. Stir in the grated orange rind.
2. Meanwhile, melt the margarine in a 10″ skillet over moderate heat. Add the onion, carrot, celery and parsnip, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the sage. Blend the mixture into the mashed sweet potatoes. Let the potatoes cool slightly, then spoon it into the cavities of a turkey breast or serve as a side dish.