Applesauce-Sweet Potato Bake

Applesauce-Sweet Potato Bake

Applesauce and nut topping provide a simple addition to this easy sweet potato casserole - perfect side for any meal.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Timesaving Tip
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:

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