Candied Sweet Potatoes
2 large sweet potato(es), about 2 lbs, peeled, halved
lengthwise and cut crosswise into 2-inch thick pieces
1/4 cup(s) orange juice
2 Tbsp packed light brown sugar
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 Tbsp reduced-calorie margarine, melted
1/2 tsp table salt
Preheat oven to 375ºF.
Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and pour in enough water to cover
potatoes. Set pan over high heat and bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and
simmer 10 minutes, until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain potatoes and arrange
them in a single layer in bottom of a shallow baking dish.
Whisk together juice, sugar, syrup, margarine and salt; pour mixture over sweet
Bake for 30 minutes, then stir to coat potatoes with liquid and bake for 15
minutes more, until sauce is thick and bubbly. Stir once again before serving.
Yields about 1 cup per serving.
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