Sweet Potatoes for Two Recipe

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Sweet Potatoes for Two Recipe
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Sweet Potatoes for Two Recipe

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I like this recipe because it can be prepared for two, or easily increased to accommodate a large gathering. The color and taste of sweet potatoes make them a must for any holiday dinner!
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 sweet potatoes, cooked and peeled
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground nutmeg or ground mace

Directions

Slice sweet potatoes into an 8-in. pie plate; set aside. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, water and salt; bring to a boil. Pour hot syrup over potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes, basting occasionally, or until syrup thickens and potatoes are glazed. Sprinkle with nutmeg or mace. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potatoes for Two in Reminisce November/December 1992, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 425 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 443mg sodium, 81g carbohydrate (65g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 2 to 3 sweet potatoes, cooked and peeled
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash ground nutmeg or ground mace
  1. Slice sweet potatoes into an 8-in. pie plate; set aside. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, water and salt; bring to a boil. Pour hot syrup over potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes, basting occasionally, or until syrup thickens and potatoes are glazed. Sprinkle with nutmeg or mace. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potatoes for Two in Reminisce November/December 1992, p49

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Parkhart User ID: 8132484 233779
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2015

"easy to make and very good to eat!"

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lynettemarquez User ID: 4282281 13662
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2013

"Simple, easy, and delicious, I'll be making these again!"

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lhalek User ID: 3716977 11854
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2010

"Really good, but its tastes better when you use raw potates instead of cooked. I bake them in the oven for about an hour and it tastes much better than having precooked. I double the recipe everyone loves it!!"

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 70685
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2010

"My family loves sweet potatoes and thinks this recipe is definitely a keeper. I have no problem with this and will be making this for them many more times."

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catgilmore User ID: 4535076 16551
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

"easy to make. Not overly sweet, which was what I was looking for."

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