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Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

 Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake
This colorful casserole is the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving, with its combination of sweet potatoes, cranberries and apples. I find it convenient to cook the sweet potatoes in the morning and assemble the dish, then bake it later.
8 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 30-45 minutes or just
  • until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Peel potatoes and cut into
  • 1/2-in. slices; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter and brown sugar over medium heat. Add
  • apples; cook and stir until crisp-tender. Stir in the cranberries,
  • cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • In a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish, layer half of the sweet potatoes
  • and half of the apple mixture; repeat layers. Cover and bake at
  • 375° for 30-35 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 175 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 53 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.