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Applesauce-Sweet Potato Bake

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  • 45 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Applesauce and nut topping provides a simple addition to this delicious sweet potato casserole - perfect for side dish.

Ingredients

1
pound sweet potatoes or yams (about 3 medium)
1
cup applesauce
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup chopped nuts
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons butter or margarine

Steps

  • 1 Place sweet potatoes in 3-quart saucepan; add enough water (salted if desired) to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 to 35 minutes or until tender; drain. Remove skins; cut each sweet potato lengthwise in half.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375º. Place sweet potatoes, cut sides up, in ungreased 2-quart casserole or square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches. Spread applesauce over sweet potatoes. Mix brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon; sprinkle over applesauce. Dot with butter. Cover and bake about 30 minutes or until hot.
  • 1 Place sweet potatoes in 3-quart saucepan; add enough water (salted if desired) to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 to 35 minutes or until tender; drain. Remove skins; cut each sweet potato lengthwise in half.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375º. Place sweet potatoes, cut sides up, in ungreased 2-quart casserole or square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches. Spread applesauce over sweet potatoes. Mix brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon; sprinkle over applesauce. Dot with butter. Cover and bake about 30 minutes or until hot.

Expert Tips

Looking for a shortcut? Use 1 can (18 ounces) vacuum-packed sweet potatoes, cut lengthwise in half, for the fresh sweet potatoes.

Why not try some sweet potato sprinkles? • Dried cranberries • Miniature marshmallows • Canned sliced peaches or pineapple • Toasted pecans or almonds • French-fried onion rings or crushed croutons

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
185
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
3%
Cholesterol
10mg
10%
Sodium
75mg
75%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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