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Maple Pecan-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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Maple Pecan-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Looking for a delicious side dish idea? Then check out this maple and pecan glazed sweet potato recipe.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup maple-flavored syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

120 Calories, 2 1/2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
6g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
230%
230%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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