Orange: Orange Sweet Potatoes

posted by Kewpys Mom 11-15-100 6:46 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Orange Sweet Potatoes
Recipe By :Marybeth Bontadelli
Serving Size : 10 Preparation Time :1:30
Categories : Baked Side Dish

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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6 medium sweet potatoes
1 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 tablespoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup brown sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Boil sweet potatoes until barely tender, cool, peel and cut in chunks. Transfer to casserole.

Melt butter in saucepan. Combine sugar and cornstarch, stir in orange juice and stir until smooth. Add to butter and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Pour over potatoes and bake about 45 minutes until most of the sauce is absorbed. (May be made a day ahead and refrigerated before baking. Add 15 minutes to cooking time.)

Per serving: 163 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (20% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 32g Carbohydrate; 9mg Cholesterol; 49mg Sodium

Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

NOTES : This recipe from Mrs. Day's Watsonville High cooking class in 1946. It is still the best!

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