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Apples and Sweet Potatoes

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    4 medium sweet potatoes
•     2 large apples (or 3 medium apples) cored and cut into ¼-inch rings
•    1/2 c. orange juice
•    1/4 c. brown sugar
•    1/2 tsp. cinnamon
•     2 Tbsp. margarine



Boil water, add potatoes and cook until tender. Remove skin and cut into 1/4-inch slices. (Alternatively, potatoes can be baked until tender.) Layer the potatoes in the bottom of a large baking dish. Top with a layer of apples. Pour the orange juice over the potatoes and apples. Mix the sugar and cinnamon, and sprinkle over the apples. Dot the casserole with margarine. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees until apples are tender, about 30 minutes.

Makes 8 servings.

Per Serving: about 160 calories, 3 grams (g) of fat, 32 g carbohydrate,  100% of daily supply of vitamin A as beta carotene, and 3.5 g of fiber.

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