Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes picture


VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sweet potatoes/Yams3 Pound
 Boiling water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Light brown sugar4 Tablespoon
 Grated orange peel2 Teaspoon
 Orange juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 320 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.2 mg

Sodium 775.1 mg32.3%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g20.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.3%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 4 g7.9%

Vitamin A 649.9% Vitamin C 47.3%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 8.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Wash yams.
2) Grease a 12-by-8-by-2-inch baking dish.

1) In a large saucepan, place the sweet potatoes.
2) Cover with boiling water; add 1 teaspoon salt.
3) Boil the potatoes; lower the heat, cover and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes, or until tender.
4) Drain potatoes; let cool.
5) Peel them; slice crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
6) Meanwhile, preheat over to 350F.
7) In prepared dish, arrange half of potatoes, in a single layer, overlapping slightly.
8) Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, dash pepper, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon orange peel.
9) Repeat layering with rest of potatoes, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and orange peel.
10) Pour over orange juice.
11) Cover dish with foil; bake 30 minutes, or until potatoes are bubbly; baste occasionally.
12) Remove cover.
13) Dot potatoes with butter; bake, uncovered and basting occasionally, 30 minutes longer.

14) Serve the orange glazed sweet potatoes as scrumptious side dish.