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Maple-Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

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  2 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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You´ll appreciate this streamlined method for making a family-favorite side dish.

Ingredients

4
small sweet potatoes or yams, peeled, cut into 3/4- inch cubes (about 4 cups)*
1/4
cup real maple syrup or Hungry Jack® Microwave Ready Regular Syrup
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
2
tablespoons finely chopped walnuts

Steps

  • 1 In large saucepan, bring 1 quart (4 cups) water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes; return to a boil. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Return sweet potatoes to saucepan or place in serving bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine syrup and cinnamon; mix well. Add to sweet potatoes; toss gently to coat. Just before serving, sprinkle with walnuts.
  • 1 In large saucepan, bring 1 quart (4 cups) water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes; return to a boil. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Return sweet potatoes to saucepan or place in serving bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine syrup and cinnamon; mix well. Add to sweet potatoes; toss gently to coat. Just before serving, sprinkle with walnuts.

Expert Tips

* If desired, use 2 cups each of sweet potatoes and yams for color contrast.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
10g
10%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
260%
260%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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