Hands-on Time
30 Mins
Total Time
6 Hours
Yield
Makes 8 servings
Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

How to Make It

Step 1

Place sweet potatoes in a 5- to 6-qt. slow cooker. Stir together orange juice concentrate and next 4 igredients in a small bowl. Pour over sweet potatoes, tossing to coat.

Step 2

Cover and cook on LOW for 5 1/2 to 6 hours or until potatoes are tender.

Step 3

Transfer potatoes to a serving dish, using a slotted spoon. Increase slow cooker to HIGH. Whisk together cornstarch and 1 Tbsp. cold water until smooth. Whisk cornstarch mixture into cooking liquid in slow cooker. Cook, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Spoon sauce over potatoes.

Step 4

Stir together parsley, orange zest, and garlic. Sprinkle potatoes with parsley mixture and crumbled bacon.

Step 5

MAKE_AHEAD TIP

Step 6

This sweet-and-salty side could not be easier to prep on Thanksgiving morning. Best part? It's made in the slow cooker, so you're saving valuable stovetop space.

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