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Maple-Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

You´ll appreciate this streamlined method for making a family-favorite side dish.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 8
 

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

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LOCATION

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.

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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