Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Pecan Crunch Recipe

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Submitted by sivafbc

Makes 8 servings



Makes 8 servings. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Sweet Potatoes with cinnamon pecan crunch

3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar, divided
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
1 cup dried cranberries
6 tablespoons butter, cut up, divided
1/2 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans

Recipe Directions for Roasted Sweet Potatoes with cinnamon pecan crunch

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Mix 1/4 cup of the brown sugar, orange juice, vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon each of the cinnamon and ginger, and salt in large bowl. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat well. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with cranberries. Dot with 2 tablespoons of the butter. Cover with foil. Bake 30 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, mix flour, remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon each cinnamon and ginger in medium bowl. Cut in remaining 4 tablespoons butter with a fork until coarse crumbs form. Stir in pecans. Remove sweet potatoes from oven and stir gently. Sprinkle evenly with pecan topping.

  3. Bake, uncovered, 25 to 30 minutes longer or until sweet potatoes are tender and topping is lightly browned.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 233.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
463
Calories from Fat
168
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.7g
29%
Saturated Fat
6.3g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
226mg
9%
Potassium
1498mg
43%
Total Carbohydrates
71.1g
24%
Dietary Fiber
9.3g
37%
Sugars
15.5g
Protein
4.8g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 6% Iron 10%
* 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
C-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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