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Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 3 Pound
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Light brown sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash yams.
2) Grease a 12-by-8-by-2-inch baking dish.

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, place the sweet potatoes.
2) Cover with boiling water; add 1 teaspoon salt.
3) Boil the potatoes; lower the heat, cover and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes, or until tender.
4) Drain potatoes; let cool.
5) Peel them; slice crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
6) Meanwhile, preheat over to 350F.
7) In prepared dish, arrange half of potatoes, in a single layer, overlapping slightly.
8) Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, dash pepper, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon orange peel.
9) Repeat layering with rest of potatoes, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and orange peel.
10) Pour over orange juice.
11) Cover dish with foil; bake 30 minutes, or until potatoes are bubbly; baste occasionally.
12) Remove cover.
13) Dot potatoes with butter; bake, uncovered and basting occasionally, 30 minutes longer.

SERVING
14) Serve the orange glazed sweet potatoes as scrumptious side dish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Glazed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
6

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