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.