Healthy Recipes

Candied Yams
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Servings: 6
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Medium yams 1½ cups
Brown sugar, packed ¼ cup
Flour, sifted 1 teaspoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon
Ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon
Orange peel ¼ teaspoon
Soft tub margarine 1 teaspoon
Orange juice ½ cup


Directions
  1. 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.
  2. Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange peel.
  3. Place half of the sliced yams in a medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
  4. Dot with half the amount of margarine.
  5. Add a second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the same order as above. Add orange juice.
  6. Bake uncovered in oven preheated to 350°F for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ¼ cup
Calories 110
Total Fat less than 1 g
Saturated Fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 115 mg
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