Sweet Potato and Apples

Makes 6 servings | Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 (16-ounce) can sweet potatoes (may use 3 fresh sweet potatoes)
  • 2 large apples
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup pineapple or orange juice 
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar or 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Wash, peel, and slice apples (and fresh sweet potatoes if using).
  4. Drain canned sweet potatoes.
  5. Layer sweet potatoes and apples in the sprayed baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle sweet potatoes and apples with raisins.
  7. In a separate cup, mix juice and sugar.
  8. Pour juice mixture over sweet potatoes, apples, and raisins.
  9. Cut butter into small bits and distribute evenly across the top of the casserole.
  10. Sprinkle cinnamon over fruit. 
  11. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes longer. Potatoes should be tender and cooked through.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 190 Calories, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 0.5g, Protein 2g, Total Carbohydrate 41g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Sodium 95mg. Excellent source of vitamin A. Good source of vitamin C.


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