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Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Published in Recipes, Pasta & Potatoes Author: CentraCare

Recipe from tasteofhome.com

Ingredients

  • 5 medium sweet potatoes
  • 5 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tub spread
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Bake sweet potatoes in a microwave oven for about 4 minutes until just tender.
  2. Cool slightly. Peel and cut into 1/4-inch slices. In a sprayed 13 x 9-inch baking dish, layer half of the apples and sweet potatoes. Repeat layers.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, water, and lemon juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in the spread and cinnamon. Pour over sweet potatoes and apples.
  4. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until apples are tender.

Yield: 12 servings (1 serving = 3/4 cup)

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 142
  • Fat: 4 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 1 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 32 mg
  • Carbs: 27 g.
  • Fiber: 2 g.
  • Protein: 1 g.