Recipe: Savory Sweet Potato Mousse
A mousse can be sweet or savory, like this lighter-than-air side dish. Make it ahead of time and reheat in the microwave. Bake the sweet potatoes in soufflé cups or in a gratin or casserole dish.
A mousse can be sweet or savory, like this lighter-than-air side. You can make it ahead of time and reheat in the microwave at 50 percent power for a minute or two. Here we use sweet potatoes and bake them in 6-ounce soufflé cups. You can also use a gratin or casserole dish and bake for about 30 minutes.
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Refrigerated butter-flavored cooking spray
One 8-ounce sweet potato, peeled and quartered
1 shallot, minced
½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
¼ cup egg substitute plus 1 egg white
¾ cup evaporated skim milk
Freshly ground pepper
¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
Makes 4 servings
Per serving (¼ cup):
Calories: 110 (7% calories from fat)
Total fat: 1g
Saturated fat: 0g
Dietary fiber: 1g
—Recipe from The Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook.