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Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Bake 40 mins to 45 mins

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  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar or granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
  • 3/4 cup orange juice


  1. Peel the potatoes; halve lengthwise. Arrange pieces in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish (3-quart rectangular).
  2. For Sauce: In a medium saucepan, melt butter or margarine. Stir in brown sugar or granulated sugar, cornstarch, salt, and nutmeg, if you like. Stir in orange peel and juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
  3. Pour sauce over the sweet potato pieces. Bake, covered, in a 400 degree F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender, spooning liquid over potatoes once. To serve, spoon sauce over potatoes. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes)

Servings Per Recipe 6, cal. (kcal) 215, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 254, fiber (g) 3, chol. (mg) 11, carb. (g) 43, Fat, total (g) 4

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