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Fresh Sweet Potatoes

 Fresh Sweet Potatoes
These delicious potatoes from our Test Kitchen bring a great orange flavor to your plate. The delicate sweetness of the potato is fresh tasting, and a nice contrast from sticky-sweet, canned candied yams.
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice


  • Place sweet potatoes in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-6 minutes or just
  • until tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, bring the orange juice, butter, orange
  • peel and pumpkin pie spice to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer,
  • uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until thickened. Drain sweet potatoes;
  • return to pan. Pour glaze over potatoes and stir gently to coat.
  • Yield: 3 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup equals 147 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.