Applesauce-Sweet Potato Bake

Applesauce and nut topping provides a simple addition to this delicious sweet potato casserole - perfect for side dish.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

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
  • 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.
  • 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%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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