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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 201.7
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 53.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Sweet Potatoes topped with Maple-Glazed Apples

Submitted by: BRRRANDI78

Introduction

Sweet potatoes are a Thanksgiving staple, but I can't tolerate another year of mushy, sticky, marshmallow covered grease. Those vitamin A delivering darlings deserve better than that! So last year, I converted a family favorite into friendlier fare. And it's vegan to boot. (No, the meat-itarians didn't notice either). How about them apples!? Sweet potatoes are a Thanksgiving staple, but I can't tolerate another year of mushy, sticky, marshmallow covered grease. Those vitamin A delivering darlings deserve better than that! So last year, I converted a family favorite into friendlier fare. And it's vegan to boot. (No, the meat-itarians didn't notice either). How about them apples!?
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Sweet potato, 3 sweetpotato, 5" long
    Maple Syrup, 0.25 cup (use the real stuff, please?)
    Brown Sugar, 0.25 cup, packed
    *Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread, 2 tbsp
    Apples, fresh, 2 medium (2-3/4" dia)
    Nutmeg, ground, 1 tsp
    Cinnamon, ground, 1 tbsp

Directions

Peel & dice sweet potatoes to uniform size. Add to a pot of boiling water. Boil over medium high until sweet potato pieces are easily pierced with a fork (tender). Remove from heat and drain.

Return sweet potatoes to a hot pot and mash with earth balance, brown sugar, and spices. Spoon mashed sweet potatoes into oven-proof serving dish. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Remove apple cores and thinly slice, with peel remaining on. As they are sliced, drop them into a bowl with maple syrup to coat. Place apples atop mashed sweet potatoes in a decorative manner, much like an apple tart. Bake for aprpoximately 20 minutes or until apples start to glaze brown and smell fantastic. Serves 6 healthy portions.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRRRANDI78.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I only needed to use one large apple. Since there was so much syrup left over, I dumped in 1/2 cup of chopped pecans and coated them, then placed that on top of the sweet potatoes and apples. SPECTACULAR! Can't wait for my family to try this today! It looks and smells wonerful.
    - 11/27/08

    Reply from BRRRANDI78 (11/27/08)
    Noteworthy, that's an awesome idea! I love pecans and it would add a healthy amount of protein and good fats to the dish. Would you mind if I altered the recipe with your addition?


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  • EXCELLENT!!!! - 11/26/10

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