Spiced Apple Sweet Potatoes
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4 mediumsweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices (about 5 cups)
3 firmcooking apples - peeled, cored and cut into wedges (good varieties include golden delicious and granny smith, but honeycrisp can be used for a slightly sweeter touch)
1/4 cupchopped pecans
1/2 cupapple cider (or apple juice)
3/4 tspground cinnamon
1/4 tspground nutmeg
How to Make Spiced Apple Sweet Potatoes
- In a 2-quart baking dish, combine sweet potatoes, apples, pecans, 1/4 cup of the apple cider (or apple juice). Heat in microwave oven (100% or High heat) for 15 minutes, stirring once or twice during cooking.
- In a small bowl, stir together remaining 1/4 cup apple cider, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir into potato mixture. Cover baking dish and cook in microwave oven for 2 to 3 minutes more or until sweet potatoes are heated through and glazed, stirring twice during cooking.