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Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 4 (raw)
  Boiling water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (firmly packed)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Start oven, set at 400° F., Moderately Hot. Rub a baking dish with butter or margarine.
2. Wash potatoes and boil in 1 cup water with 1/2 teaspoon salt for 25 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Peel and cut in quarters.
3. Mix the 1/4 cup boiling water and the sugar and bring to boiling point.
4. Place the quartered potatoes in the baking pan, pour the sugar syrup over them, dot with butter. Bake 15 minutes, basting several times with the syrup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1294 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.9%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1317.3 mg54.9%

Total Carbohydrates 271 g90.2%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 175.1 g

Protein 10 g19.3%

Vitamin A 1717.2% Vitamin C 24%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 20.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe