Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes

Side Dishes.

Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes


Quantity Ingredients
2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp stick margarine or butter, melted
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground cloves
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted


Place the sweet potato slices in a 2-quart casserole.

Combine juice and next 5 ingredients (juice through cloves) in a small bowl. Pour juice mixture over potatoes. Cover loosely with plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH 10 minutes. Stir after 5 minutes. Uncover, and microwave at HIGH 5 minutes or until potato is tender. Sprinkle with pecans.

Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

CALORIES 173(18% from fat); FAT 3.5g (sat 0.5g,mono 1.8g,poly 1g); PROTEIN 2g; CHOLESTEROL 0.0mg; CALCIUM 33mg; SODIUM 146mg; FIBER 3.4g; IRON 0.8mg; CARBOHYDRATE 34.4g