Pecan Orange Sweet Potatoes
|Cooked sweet potatoes||8 Medium|
|Oranges||2 , peeled and thinly sliced|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Grated orange peel||2 Tablespoon|
|Butter||4 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup)|
|Orange juice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Pecan halves||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Peel, then slice sweet potatoes crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices.
Arrange potato slices and the orange slices in alternate layers in a 1 1/2 -quart casserole.
Combine the cornstarch, brown sugar, and salt; add orange peel and butter.
Pour in orange juice, and stirring, cook over low heat until smooth and thickened.
Pour sauce over the potato and orange layers; top with pecan halves.
Bake in a moderate oven (350°) for 30 minutes, or until heated through and glazed.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2862 Calories from Fat 844
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 98 g151.4%
Saturated Fat 35.3 g176.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 129 mg43%
Sodium 1272.1 mg53%
Total Carbohydrates 498 g166%
Dietary Fiber 44.7 g178.8%
Sugars 325.2 g
Protein 29 g57.6%
Vitamin A 3142% Vitamin C 982.4%
Calcium 60.5% Iron 49.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet