Candied Sweet Potatoes, with Easy Diabetic Version

Candied Sweet Potatoes, With Easy Diabetic Version Recipe

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LoriAnn Poland

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@lobolori

This is one of those recipes that is simple and easy ... but shhhh! Don't tell anyone ... let them think what they will!

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
10 to 12 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 8 medium
    sweet potatoes, fresh
  • GLAZE :

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 c
    fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter

How to Make Candied Sweet Potatoes, with Easy Diabetic Version

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Prepare a shallow casserole dish with non stick spray, set aside.
  2. In a covered pan, steam the potatoes in a small amount of water, just until the skins can easily be removed.
    Peel and cut in halves or quarters; set aside.
  3. To make the GLAZE :
    Combine the brown sugar, orange juice and butter in a saucepan and cook over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes until clear.
    Place potatoes in a prepared (non stick spray) casserole dish, then pour glaze over all and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Baste Potatoes every 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. HINT FOR SUGAR FREE VERSION:
    Skip the above glaze recipe and use any sugar free maple syrup found at your super market.
    Sprinkle potatoes with fresh squeezed orange juice and pour the syrup over the potatoes.
    Bake as you would the other.

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About Candied Sweet Potatoes, with Easy Diabetic Version

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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