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Tasty Sweet Potato side dish recipes

Updated on September 3, 2016

Sweet Potatoes, sometimes also called yams, are rich in fiber, beta carotene and vitamin C. They also make a delicious side dish. Below are a few of the recipes I have collected.

Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples Ingredients

2 pounds sweet potatoes
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tart apples
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons margarine or butter
1/4 cup brown sugar

Sweet Potatos and Apples Directions

Core and cups the apples in 1/4 inch rings.

Heat enough water to cover potatoes to boil. Add whole, unpeeled potatoes. Heat to boiling, reduce heat.

Cover and simmer until tender, about 30 to 35 minutes. Cool slightly then slip off skins. Cut potatoes into 1/4 inch slices.

Layer potatoes with apples on top in greased 10 x 6 inch baking dish. Pour orange juice over potatoes and apples.

Mix brown sugar,ginger and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Dot with margarine.

Cook uncovered in 350 oven until apples are crisp but tender, about 30 minutes.

Quick Candied Sweet Potatoes

3/4 cup brown sugar
dash cinnamon
1/2 cup water
18 ounce can sweet potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Quick Candied Sweet Potatoes Directions

In large skillet, mix brown sugar, water,salt, butter and cinnamon. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Add sweet potatoes and turn the heat low.

Cook uncovered, turning occasionally, 15 to 20 minutes, or until potatoes are well glazed


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