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Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes recipe? Learn how to make Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by joyrae

Makes 12 servings



Make this tasty side dish up to two days ahead, and store, covered, in the refrigerator. Reheat at 350, covered, for 20 minutes or until heated through; if desired, finish the dish under the broiler to recrisp the edges of the potato. Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe Ingredients for Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

1/4 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, cut in half crosswise, and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, water, salt, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon; bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

  3. Combine sugar mixture and potato wedges in a large bowl; toss well to coat.

  4. Arrange potato mixture on a large jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray.

  5. Bake at 400 for 40 minutes or until tender, stirring after 20 minutes. ** For make ahead, see the directions in the comments above **

Categories

Potatoes, Side Dish, American, Christmas, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
237mg
10%
Potassium
1248mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
51.2g
17%
Dietary Fiber
6.3g
25%
Sugars
9.6g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 4% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
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