Microwaved Candied Sweet Potatoes
|Sweet potatoes||6 Medium, sliced 1/4-inch thick (peeled)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
|Lemon juice||2 Teaspoon|
|Brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pecans||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
In a 2-quart oblong baking dish arrange sweet potato slices; add water.
In small bowl combine orange juice, butter and lemon juice; stir in cornstarch until smooth.
Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved.
Pour sauce over potatoes.
TO HEAT BY TIME Cover with plastic wrap.
Set Power Select at MEDIUM for 23 minutes.
TO HEAT BY INSTA-MATIC Cover completely with plastic wrap; heat on COOK 5.
After heating, release plastic wrap.
Let stand, covered, 3 minutes.
Baste potatoes with sauce.
Sprinkle with nuts before serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1949 Calories from Fat 667
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 77 g119.1%
Saturated Fat 31.8 g158.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%
Sodium 503.5 mg21%
Total Carbohydrates 310 g103.4%
Dietary Fiber 31.5 g126%
Sugars 146.6 g
Protein 19 g38.5%
Vitamin A 2585.3% Vitamin C 113.3%
Calcium 32.4% Iron 38%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet