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Candied-Ginger Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Candied-Ginger Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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I don’t like sweet potatoes, so when my cousin served these last Thanksgiving, I took some just to be polite. The delectable blend of maple, apricot and ginger flavors made me go back for seconds!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 251 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the sweet potatoes in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 30 minutes, stirring twice.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Pour over sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until tender. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Candied-Ginger Sweet Potatoes in Country Woman November/December 2005, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 251 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2011

I love sweet potatoes so this sweet receipt was right up my alley. They came out smelling so good and my taste buds were very happy with me. One thing I would do next time is try to make sure all the pieces are cooked enough so they are all soft. Some pieces were a bit tougher than others but all in all a very good receipt.

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