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Gingered Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Gingered Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable 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


  • 1. In a skillet, heat butter and 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

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

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