Maple Pecan-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
cup apple juice
4
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
cup maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
lb. sweet potatoes (about 3 large), peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
2
tablespoons chopped pecans

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  • 1 In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the apple juice and cornstarch; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven, combine remaining apple juice, syrup, cinnamon, margarine and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes; stir to coat well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or just until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir cornstarch mixture into potato mixture; cook and stir over medium-high heat until bubbly and thickened. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • 1 In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the apple juice and cornstarch; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven, combine remaining apple juice, syrup, cinnamon, margarine and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes; stir to coat well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or just until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir cornstarch mixture into potato mixture; cook and stir over medium-high heat until bubbly and thickened. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle with pecans.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
330%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.