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    Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

    Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

    Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish into something sublime.

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    Ingredients
    Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
    • 2 1/2   pounds
      sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
    • 1/3   cup
      pure maple syrup
    • 2   tablespoons
      butter, melted
    • 1   tablespoon
      lemon juice
    • 1/2   teaspoon
      salt
    •  
      freshly ground pepper, to taste
    Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
    3. Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. 
    4. Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, 45 to 50 minutes more.

     

    Nutritional Information
    Serving Size: 1/2 cup

    Makes: 12 servings
    • Calories113
    • Fat2 g
      • Saturated fat1 g
    • Cholesterol5 mg
    • Carbohydrates23 g
      • Dietary fiber3 g
    • Protein1 g
    • Sodium149 mg
    * Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.

    Reviewed July 16, 2012

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