Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are one of those southern vegetables that we can't live without. Like okra, turnip greens, mustard greens and corn, Louisiana is big on the Sweet Potato.
This is a different take on your normal "candied" yams. Enjoy!
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3 lbsweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cut up
1 cpacked brown sugar
1/8 tspground cinnamon
1 capricot nectar
1/2 chot water
2 tspgrated orange peel
2 tspbutter or margarine
1/2 cchopped pecans
How to Make Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
- Place sweet potatoes in a greased 13"x9"x2" baking dish and set aside.
- In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt and cinnamon; stir in apricot nectar, water and orange peel. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and pecans.
- Pour over sweet potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.