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Maple Pecan-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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Looking for a delicious side dish idea? Then check out this maple and pecan glazed sweet potato recipe.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup apple juice
4
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
cup maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1
tablespoon margarine
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
lb. sweet potatoes (about 3 large), peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
2
tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of the apple juice and cornstarch; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven, combine remaining apple juice, syrup, cinnamon, margarine and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes; stir to coat well. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or just until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Stir cornstarch mixture into potato mixture; cook and stir over medium-high heat until bubbly and thickened. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle with pecans.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 120
  • Fat 2 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 95mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
230%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 10/04/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
230%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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