Sweet Potato Delight
|Sweet potatoes||8 Medium|
|Butter/Margarine||5 Tablespoon, melted|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Orange juice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven, cover with water.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until fork tender.
Drain potatoes and let cool.
Peel potatoes, and cut into 1/2-inch slices, set aside.
Grate 2 tablespoons rind from oranges, set rind aside.
Peel oranges, and cut into 1/2-inch slices.
Layer half each of sweet potato slices and orange slices in a lightly greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.
Combine butter, brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan, blend well.
Gradually add orange juice, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Stir in orange rind, pour over sweet potatoes and oranges.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Bake at 350Â° for 30 minutes.