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Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

This is the classic made-from-scratch sweet potato recipe. It's easy and can be completely cooked on top of the stove.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
medium sweet potatoes or yams (2 pounds)
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
3
tablespoons water
1/2
teaspoon salt

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Directions

  • 1 Scrub sweet potatoes, but do not peel. Place potatoes in 3-quart saucepan. Add enough water just to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Slip off skins. Cut into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 2 Heat remaining ingredients in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly. Add potatoes. Gently stir until glazed and hot.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
185
(
Calories from Fat
55 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
6 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
260 mg
260 %;
Total Carbohydrate
34 g
34 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
22%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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