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Healthy Apple Sweet Potato Bake Recipe
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Healthy Apple Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

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Grandmother always served sweet potatoes and apples with pork, so I know she'd approve of this dish I created to combine the two.—Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced peeled cooked sweet potatoes
  • 3 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 2 large)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 167 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 103 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish, layer half of the sweet potatoes and apples. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, nutmeg, allspice, salt and pepper; sprinkle half over apples. Dot with half of the butter. Repeat layers.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Baste with pan juices. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apple Sweet Potato Bake in Taste of Home December/January 1999, p6

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 167 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 103 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 13, 2015

"Perfect balance of flavors without being overly sweet. As noted by others, this dish would work with even less sugar as the apples lend a natural sweetness to the dish. I may not make sweet potatoes any other way from now on!"

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"Just the recipe I was looking for. It went really well together and wasn't too sweet. A nice side dish with ham!"

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Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"The tart apple combination is a winner! Everyone raved. Very pretty too."

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Reviewed May. 16, 2012

"Excellent. Next time I will cut down the sugar as the apples naturally sweeten things up."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"Easy to make and GREAT taste.

Not as sweet as some of them :-)
Will make again."

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