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Roasted Molasses Sweet Potatoes

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  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Molasses 3 Tablespoon
  Sweet potatoes 5 Medium, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon

# Preheat your oven to 400°.
# In the small bowl combine the orange juice, nutmeg and the molasses. Set the mixture aside.
# In the large bowl toss the sweet potatoes with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Make sure to coat the potatoes evenly
# Spread the potatoes on the baking sheet in a single layer.
# Roast the potatoes for 15 minutes
# Turn the potatoes over and then brush with half of the orange juice mixture.
# Return the potatoes to the oven and continue roasting for another 7 to 10 minutes, or until they are tender when pierced with a fork.
# Meanwhile, in the small saucepan, combine the remaining orange juice mixture and the butter. Whisk over medium to high heat for about ten minutes, until the mixture thickens,
# Transfer the sweet potatoes to a large serving dish and toss with the butter and orange juice glaze.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Holiday, Quick, Healthy
Vegetable, Yam
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
If you love sweet potatoes, here is a recipe to bowl you over forever. Its Roasted molasses sweet potatoes made with orange juice and molasses and flavored with powdered nutmeg and olive oil. Kimberly, the chef for the recipe shows how to make them perfectly using an oven. She first prepared a sauce by mixing all orange juice, nutmeg and the molasses and coated the sweet potato fingers. These are then baked and then glazed with the remaining sauce to enhance the look and taste of the sweet potatoes. This di

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 165 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.7%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg2.7%

Sodium 114.9 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.7%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 2 g3.3%

Vitamin A 268.5% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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