Sweet Potato (or Yam) - Apple Bake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 114.4
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 10.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Introduction

This is delicious way to serve sweet potatoes! This is delicious way to serve sweet potatoes!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 med-lrg Sweet potatoes, raw, peeled, thinly sliced
    1 lrg Gala Apple (or 2 medium) (or use your favorite apple)
    2/3 apple cider (or apple juice)
    2 Tblsp cornstarch
    3 Tblsp water
    1/4 cup coconut sugar
    1/2 tsp ground cinnimon
    1/4 cup Wheat Germ
    Cooking Spray

Tips

Use sweet apples, back off the sugar. Tart apples it will taste just as good. You can use apple juice if cider is not available.
(The calories are calculated with the use of apple juice, since nutritional details were unavailable for cider.)


Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray an 8" x 8" baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
Peel both sweet potatoes (or yams) and apples. Core apples. Thinly slice the sweet potatoes/yams and apples. Arrange potato slices and apple slices in alternate layers. Set aside.
Place cornstarch and water in measuring cup and blend until cornstarch is disolved.
In a small saucepan, heat apple cider (or juice) over medium heat until it beings to boil. Once cider/juice is boiling, stir in cornstarch/water mixture. Stir while it is cooking. Cook until it is thickened. Add coconut sugar and cinnamon to thickened cider/juice mixture. Pour this over the sweet potato/yam-apple mixture. Distribute wheat germ over sweet potato/yam-apple mixture.
Bake covered for 30 minutes (or until potatos/apples are fork tender). Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Serving Size:Makes 6 1/2 cup servings

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