Gingered Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Gingered Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Here's an easy and attractive way to spruce up sweet potatoes for your Thanksgiving dinner. Field editor Billie Moss of El Sobrante, California coats the sweet potato wedges with a ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar sauce that's both sweet and spicy.
Recommended: The 13x9 Thanksgiving
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into wedges

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 453 calories, 25g fat (9g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 727mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a small skillet, melt butter with oil over medium heat. Stir in the brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, salt, ginger and pepper. Add the sweet potato wedges; toss to coat. Cover and cook over low heat for 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Gingered Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 2003, p11

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Frisian_girl User ID: 1022076 205712
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"A staple at all our turkey dinners. Simple, quick and perfect every time."

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