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Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes


 INGREDIENTS 


4 large sweet potatoes
1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
3 Tablespoons water
2/3 teaspoon salt

 DIRECTIONS 


  1. Place whole sweet potatoes in a steamer over a couple of inches of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain and cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Peel, and slice cooled sweet potatoes. Slice into 1/2 inch slices. Place in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter, brown sugar, water and salt. When the sauce is bubbly and sugar is dissolved, pour over potatoes.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, occasionally basting the sweet potatoes with the brown sugar sauce.
  

Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes
Nutrition Information
Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 1738.67
Calories from Fat 533.33
Total Fat
59.8g
Saturated Fat
37.3g
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
160.0mg
Sodium
1851.3mg
Total Carbohydrate
293.1g
Dietary Fiber
23.6g
Sugars
202.8g
Protein
14.5g
Vitamin A 2811%
Vitamin C 236%
Calcium 40%
Iron 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

* Cut amount of salt in half to reduce sodium to 1076.3mg
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