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Pear-Sweet Potato Casserole

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  Canned pear halves 16 Ounce (Undrained)
  Mashed cooked sweet potatoes 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted and divided
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Canned whole berry cranberry sauce 16 Ounce

Drain pear halves, reserving syrup, set pear halves aside.
Combine 2 tablespoons pear syrup, sweet potatoes, 3 tablespoons butter, brown sugar, salt, and nutmeg, beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until light.
Spoon into a greased, shallow 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Arrange pear halves, cut side up, over potatoes.
Combine honey, remaining 1 tablespoon butter, and orange rind in a small saucepan, bring to a boil and drizzle half of honey mixture over pears.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes.
Drizzle remaining half of honey mixture over pears, and bake casserole an additional 15 minutes.
Before serving, fill each pear half with cranberry sauce

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 318 Calories from Fat 71

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.2 mg6.7%

Sodium 166.1 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 44 g

Protein 1 g2.9%

Vitamin A 117.2% Vitamin C 5.3%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pear-Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe