- Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 242.4
- Total Fat: 4.1 g
- Cholesterol: 10.1 mg
- Sodium: 34.7 mg
- Total Carbs: 51.2 g
- Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
- Protein: 1.9 g
FRESH YAMS BAKED IN ORANGE SAUCESubmitted by: PEPPER444
IntroductionGREAT FOR HOLIDAY MEALS OR ANY OCCATION GREAT FOR HOLIDAY MEALS OR ANY OCCATION
4 pounds yams or sweet potatoes
1 1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups orange juice
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peeel
1 orange, thinly sliced
Overlapping slices, arrange in rows in a shallow 3-quart casserole or baking dish; set aside.
In a small sauce pan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt; stir in orange juice until well blended. bring to a boil over high heat and cook, stirring, until sauce thickens and becomes clear (about 1 minute)
Remove from heat, add butter and orange peel, and stir until butter is melted. Pour over yams.
Bake, covered, in a 400 degree oven for 45 minutes. Uncover and baste tops of yams thoroughly with sauce.
Continue baking, uncovered.\, basting with sauce several more times, for 15 more minutes or until yams are tender when pierced and tops are well glazed. Garnish with orange slices. Makes 12 to 14 servings
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PEPPER444.