Candied Yams



By Librarian101 ~ December 9th, 2008. Filed under: Desserts, Healthy-Cooking, Vegetables, Yams.

A bit of margarine and some orange juice make this dish sweet.

Ingredients:
3 medium yams (1½ cups)
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon flour, sifted
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼ teaspoon orange peel
1 teaspoon soft tub margarine
½ cup orange juice

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2.Cut yams in half and boil until tender, but firm (about 20 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into ¼-inch thickness.
3.Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange peel.
4.Place half of sliced yams in medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
5.Dot with half the amount of margarine.
6.Add second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the order above. Add orange juice.
7.Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.

Yield: 6 servings
Serving size: ¼ cup

Per Serving:
Calories 110; Total Fat 0 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 115 mg; Total Fiber 2 g; Protein 1 g; Carbohydrates 25 g; Potassium 344 mg

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