Orange Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time6 Min
Ready In11 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Cooked sweet potatoes/1 can of 29 ounce, drained3 Large
 Brown sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), firmly packed
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Orange juice1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Grated orange peel1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 208 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 149.5 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%

Sugars 23.3 g

Protein 2 g3.5%

Vitamin A 292.9% Vitamin C 43.1%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 3.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel potatoes and cut into halves.
2. If potatoes are large, cut into quarters.
3. In a 4-cup measure, combine sugar with cornstarch.
4. Stir in orange juice, orange peel and salt.
5. Cook on High for 2-1/2 to 3 minutes, stirring twice.
6. Add butter or margarine to glaze.
7. If thinner glaze is desired, add more orange juice.

MAKING
8. In a 2-quart casserole, arrange potatoes.
9. Pour sauce over potatoes.
10. Cook on High 5 to 6 minutes.

SERVING
11. Serve hot.
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