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Cranberry-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

HOWARD L. PUCKETT
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 6 medium peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • Orange rind (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 292
  • caloriesfromfat 10 %
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 2.9 g
  • carbohydrate 64 g
  • fiber 5.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 215 mg
  • calcium 48 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potatoes, covered, in a 2-quart casserole dish; microwave at HIGH for 10 minutes or until tender. Combine sugar, margarine, orange juice, and salt in a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Add sugar mixture and cranberry sauce to potatoes; toss gently. Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until heated through, basting with sauce twice during cooking. Garnish with orange rind, if desired.