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Pecan Orange Sweet Potatoes

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  Cooked sweet potatoes 8 Medium
  Oranges 2 , peeled and thinly sliced
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  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.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

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

Pecan Orange Sweet Potatoes Recipe