Sweet Potatoes and Apples Recipe
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Sweet Potatoes and Apples Recipe

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This recipe is very easy and creates a very delicious side dish. The sweet potatoes and apples compliment each other well. —Marty Rummel, Trout Lake, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. + cooling Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 50 min. + cooling Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 medium sweet potatoes
  • 5 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 143 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 20 minutes or just until tender.
  2. Drain sweet potatoes and cool slightly. Peel and cut into 1/4-in. slices. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer half of the apples and sweet potatoes. Repeat layers.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, water and lemon juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the butter, cinnamon and salt. Pour over sweet potatoes and apples.
  4. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potatoes and Apples in Taste of Home October/November 2009, p97

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 143 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2012

"We are trying to eliminate salt from our diet and this recipe tastes great without any added salt"

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2012

"It needs more cinnamon for sure. Otherwise it was very good."

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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2011

"I made this last night to go with barbecued spareribs. It was so easy and tasted fantastic with the ribs -- my husband quickly declared it a "keeper"!"

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