Sweet potato and applesauce bake

Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

I wanted to make a luscious sweet potato dish without all the fat, and this delicious little critter is what I came up with, it smells like the holidays in here, even though it's 100° outside!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 medium
sweet potatoes (5-6 cups sliced)
1 1/2 c
plain applesauce
1/4 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/4-1/2 c
finely chopped walnuts
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Generously spray a pie plate or spring form pan with non stick spray oil, sides and bottom.
2
Peel and slice sweet potatoes into rounds.
3
In a large bowl mixed together 1 1/2 c. of plain applesauce, 1/4 c. brown sugar, 1 tsp. cinnamon, and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg.
4
Pour sliced potatoes into bowl and make sure each potato is coated on both sides with applesauce mixture. Layer in pan and pour any leftover sauce on top and spread out. Top with walnuts.
5
Bake 375° for 1-1.5 hrs. or until fork can be easily inserted. NOTE: I placed my pan on a baking sheet to prevent spills in the oven, that can increase baking time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy