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Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Light brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sweet potatoes/17 ounce vacuum-pack sweet potatoes 6
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Prepare all the ingredients.

MAKING
2) In large, heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, place sugar with corn syrup, butter, and salt; mix well.
3) Boil the mixture over low heat, stirring until butter melts and sugar is dissolved.
4) Lower the heat; add sweet potatoes, arranging in a single layer.
5) Baste the sweet potatoes well with syrup; cover the pan and cook over very low heat, turning once, 15 minutes.
6) Remove cover; cook, basting occasionally, 15 minutes longer, or until potatoes are well glazed.

SERVING
7) Serve at once as side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 370 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.9%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.2 mg6.7%

Sodium 181.9 mg7.6%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18%

Sugars 38.9 g

Protein 2 g4.9%

Vitamin A 430.2% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe