Glazed Apples and Sweet Potatoes

This simple and delicious recipe for glazed apples and sweet potatoes is perfect for a Thanksgiving side dish — bourbon adds a special touch.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

5
large sweet potatoes (about 5 lb)
3
Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cut into 1/3-inch-thick wedges
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup honey
6
tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4
cup bourbon
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup coarsely chopped pecans

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place sweet potatoes on cookie sheet; prick with fork. Roast 1 hour or until almost tender. Let stand 45 minutes or until cool. Peel; cut into 1/3-inch-thick slices.
  • 2 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, toss apples and lemon juice. Arrange potatoes and apples alternately in baking dish. Pour remaining lemon juice in bowl over potatoes and apples.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, stir together brown sugar, honey, butter, bourbon, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally; boil 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour glaze over potatoes and apples.
  • 4 Roast uncovered 30 minutes. Spoon glaze from bottom of dish over potatoes and apples. Sprinkle with pecans. Roast 14 to 15 minutes longer or until apples are browned. Spoon glaze over top before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
67g
67%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.