this is really good and easy to make.  and a wee bit healthier than the regular with the sweet potatoes...  PLUS IT ONLY MAKES 2 SERVINGS!!!

prep 25 minutes   bake 25 minutes   makes 2 servings


1 large sweet potato

1/2 pound lean ground beef, 90%

1/4 cup chopped onion

1 can, 8 3/4 oz., whole kernel corn, drained

1/2 cup tomato sauce

dash each ground cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg

1 Tbsp butter

1 Tbsp 2% or whatever kind of milk you use, even nondairy unsweetened milk

1/8 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper


scrub and pierce sweet potato; place on a microwave safe plate.  microwave, uncovered on high for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender, turning once.

meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain.  add the corn, tomato sauce and spices.  place in a 1 quart baking dish coated with cooking spray; set aside.

when cool enough to handle, cut potato in half; scoop out the pulp and place in a small bowl.  mash with butter, milk, salt and pepper.  spread evenly over meat mixture.

bake dish, uncovered at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through.