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Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

As these sweet potatoes cook, a blend of maple syrup and apple cider vinegar thickens into a light glaze.

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As these sweet potatoes cook, a blend of maple syrup and apple cider vinegar thickens into a light glaze.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 lb. sweet potatoes or garnet yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 Tbs. shelled roasted unsalted sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine maple syrup, vinegar, 1/2 cup water, oil, salt, and cinnamon sticks in 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Add sweet potatoes, and stir to coat.

2. Cover dish tightly with foil, and bake 10 minutes. Uncover, and bake 30 to 35 minutes more, basting potatoes every 10 minutes with maple mixture, until maple mixture thickens and potatoes glisten and begin to brown. Remove from oven, season with salt and pepper (if desired), and stir in sunflower seeds.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 233
  • Carbohydrate Content 51 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 3 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 332 mg
  • Sugar Content 32 g