FRESH YAMS BAKED IN ORANGE SAUCE


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Nutritional Info
  • 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

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Introduction

GREAT FOR HOLIDAY MEALS OR ANY OCCATION GREAT FOR HOLIDAY MEALS OR ANY OCCATION
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    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

Directions

Peel yams and cut into 1/2 inch slices, discarding thin ends.
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.

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  • Very Good
    This was really good! The orange juice keeps the yams from being too sweet. I'll make this one again. - 12/13/09

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  • Great and easy thanks for the recipie - 11/29/09

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  • Very Good
    Easy to make after slicing the yams. All the family enjoyed it. - 6/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    These were very good. The orange juice and the sweetness of the yams were a very nice mix. - 11/27/08

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  • Incredible!
    It was really good... even my dad loved them, and he doesn't like yams! Great Thanksgiving side dish! - 11/26/07

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