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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 177.0
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
  • Sodium: 220.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Sweet Potatoes with Apples & Brown Sugar

Submitted by: BELASARIA

Introduction

This sweet hash-like dish is a perfect compliment to a savory grilled pork or roasted turkey. It packs a Vitamin A wallop, too!

Swapping out the apple juice for water saves about 5 calories. You can further reduce the calories per serving and sugar by reducing the butter/oil and using a brown-sugar substitute. However you will need some oil to initially cook the potatoes.
This sweet hash-like dish is a perfect compliment to a savory grilled pork or roasted turkey. It packs a Vitamin A wallop, too!

Swapping out the apple juice for water saves about 5 calories. You can further reduce the calories per serving and sugar by reducing the butter/oil and using a brown-sugar substitute. However you will need some oil to initially cook the potatoes.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 TBS unsalted butter
    1/2 TBS vegetable oil
    3 cups sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1/4" rounds
    3 red apples, peeled and cored, sliced into 1/4" thick half rounds
    1/4 cup brown sugar (light or dark)
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 c apple juice

Tips

Cutting your apples into larger slices helps them keep their shape. Choose apples used for baking. Granny Smith's give this dish a tart tang.

Ground pepper at the end may sound counter-intuitive, but the spicy pepper helps cut the sweetness.


Directions

In a large skillet on medium heat, melt butter. Add oil once butter is melted. Swirl to combine.

Add sweet potatoes and apples, tossing gently to coat (you don't want to break up the apples). Stir in brown sugar and salt. Once combined, add in apple juice.

Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until sweet potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally, but be gentle so you don't break up the apples.

When the potatoes are tender, remove lid and increase the heat to medium. Cook for five minutes, turning the apples and potatoes carefully so they don't burn. The juices will boil away.

Serve and season with fresh ground pepper.








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