Yam Stuffed Apples Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Main Ingredient


 Yam/Sweet potato1⁄3 Pound, pared, diced
 Golden delicious apples3⁄4 Pound (Two 1/3 Pound Each Small Pieces)
 Minced shallot1 Tablespoon
 Margarine2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg/Cinnamon1⁄3 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄3 Teaspoon, ground

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 225 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 11 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 18.3 g

Protein 2 g3.8%

Vitamin A 9.4% Vitamin C 35.7%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Core the apples without cutting through the bottom.
2. Scoop out the pulp and leave 1/3 inch thick shell; save the pulp.

3. In a medium microwavable mixing bowl, place yam and add 2 cups of water; cook on High for 3 minutes.
4. Combine the apple pulp and shallot with the yam; cook on High for 3 minutes.
5. Strain the yam-apple mixture; reserve the mixture and discard the cooking liquid.
6. Add margarine and nutmeg to the reserved mixture and mash with a fork until the mixture is smooth.
7. Stuff the cored apples with equal quantity of yam-apple mixture.

8. In an 8 X 8 X 2-inch microwavable baking dish, arrange the stuffed apples; cover the dish and cook on High for 4 minutes, until thoroughly heated.

9. Garnish the apples with mint sprig.