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Orange Sweet Potatoes

Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 4 slices)

Ingredients

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie margarine, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutrition Information

  • calories 129
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.2 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.9 g
  • carbohydrate 28.3 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 28 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Peel sweet potatoes, and cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange potato slices in a single layer in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

  3. Combine orange juice, margarine, and cinnamon in a small bowl, stirring well. Pour over sweet potato slices. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30 minutes or until tender, turning once.

  4. Tip: Sweet potatoes are rich in beta carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E--nutrients that can help prevent heart disease and certain cancers.

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