Orange juice concentrate brings out the sweet flavor while crumbled bacon adds a warm smokiness to this sweet potato side dish made in the slow cooker. Try with roasted pork loin or turkey breast.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
slow-cook:
5 hrs
total:
5 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place sweet potato slices in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl combine orange juice concentrate, the water, brown sugar, salt, dried sage, and thyme. Pour mixture over sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Top with butter.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

  • Before serving, stir potatoes to coat with sauce; sprinkle with bacon. If desired, garnish with fresh sage.

To Make-Ahead:

Prepare as directed in Step 1. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Continue as directed.

Nutrition Facts

177 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 10mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 33g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 12g; protein 3g; vitamin a 163.3IU; vitamin c 11.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.2mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 24.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 512mg; potassium 512mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 0.9mg.
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