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HOWARD L. PUCKETT Photo by: HOWARD L. PUCKETT

Cranberry-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 1996

  • 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)

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 292
  • Calories from fat: 10%
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 2.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 64g
  • Fiber: 5.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 215mg
  • Calcium: 48mg
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