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Glazed Sweet Potatoes With Pears

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  Sweet potatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes (4-5 Potatoes)
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pears 2 Large, cut crosswise into 1/2 inch slices
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Maple syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In a 2-quart casserole, combine the sweet potatoes, margarine or butter, and 1/4 cup of the juice.
Cover with a lid and microwave on high for 6 minutes.
Stir, cover, and microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Add the pears.
Cover with a lid and microwave on high for 2 to 4 minutes, or until the fruit is tender but still holds its shape.
Stir in the walnuts.
Cover and let stand.
In a 1-cup glass measure, combine the water, maple syrup, cornstarch, cinnamon, and remaining 1/4 cup orange juice.
Microwave on high for 1 minute.
Stir and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens.
Pour over the sweet potato mixture and toss gently to coat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1580 Calories from Fat 477

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g82.3%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 388.6 mg16.2%

Total Carbohydrates 263 g87.7%

Dietary Fiber 42.7 g170.9%

Sugars 101.8 g

Protein 24 g48.1%

Vitamin A 1948.3% Vitamin C 162.9%

Calcium 34.7% Iron 44.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Glazed Sweet Potatoes With Pears Recipe