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Sweet Potatoes and Apples Au Gratin

 Sweet Potatoes and Apples Au Gratin
“This is a favorite of ours that we make every year and people in both sides of the family rave about it! My mother-in-law drove over to my house to tell me to enter the contest when she read about it. I'm glad she did!” -Erica Vickerman of Hopkins, Minnesota
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups thinly sliced tart apples (about 3 large)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 5 medium), peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar

Directions

  • Place apples in a large bowl; sprinkle with lemon juice. Add the
  • sweet potatoes, syrup, butter, salt and pepper; toss to coat.
  • Transfer to a 3-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until apples are tender,
  • stirring once.
  • In a small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, oil, cinnamon, nutmeg and
  • vinegar; sprinkle over potato mixture. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or

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Sweet Potatoes and Apples Au Gratin (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • until topping is golden brown. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 130 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.