Easy Apple Sweet Potato Bake Recipe
This side dish is a winner. Not only do I like the flavor, I love the fact that it's so easy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6-8 servings
- 2-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
- 4 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1. Place the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes or until tender. Drain. When cool enough to handle, peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-in. slices.
- 2. Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In a large skillet, saute apples in 2 tablespoons butter 3-4 minutes or until tender.
- 3. In a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish, layer half the sweet potatoes, apples and brown sugar mixture. Repeat layers.
- 4. Dot with remaining butter. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 minutes longer or until bubbly. Yield: 6-8 servings.
1 serving (1 each) equals 284 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 163 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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