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Cranberry-Walnut Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Cranberry-Walnut Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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For me, the best part of a holiday dinner is the sweet potatoes! You can make the sauce for these up to a day ahead—just omit the walnuts until you're ready to serve. —Mary Wilhelm, Sparta, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Scrub sweet potatoes; pierce several times with a fork. Bake 1 hour or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in cranberries, syrup, cranberry juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10-15 minutes or until berries pop, stirring occasionally. Stir in walnuts and mustard; heat through.
  3. When cool enough to handle, cut each potato lengthwise in half; sprinkle with pepper and remaining salt. Top with cranberry mixture; sprinkle with chives. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Cranberry-Walnut Sweet Potatoes in Light & Tasty October/November 2007, p43


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CatMurphy 78222
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2013

"The cranberry mixture is delicious, but I thought that it overwhelmed the taste of the sweet potato. Maybe I'm a sweet potato purist. I like the cranberry mixture as a condiment for grilled chicken, instead."

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sherrigs 100072
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2012

"It's way too tart for my taste. I added lots of brown sugar before serving."

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CGYcooker 98680
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2010

"Made this Christmas 2009, and I am pretty sure this will be a traditional dish at my house for Christmas every year. Its delicious!"

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dyingling 170439
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2009

"I made these for Thanksgiving and myfamily loved them so mych I made them for Christmas as well. They are easy and delicious."

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gapeach55 172489
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2008

"This sounds wonderful! Thanksgiving has to have sweet potatoes and cranberries."

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