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Easy Apple Sweet Potato Bake

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.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish, layer half the sweet potatoes, apples and brown sugar mixture. Repeat layers.
  • Dot with remaining butter. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 minutes longer or until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 284 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Colorado Grilling
    Dec 22, 2013

    I made this for Thanksgiving and think it was the hit of the meal! Everything in this dish blended together very well. Sweet but not overpowering, I like that much of the sweetness derives from the apples and not pure sugar in other sweet potato sides. Thanks for a winning dish!!