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Sweet Potatoes in Applesauce

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 (15.5-oz.) can sweet potatoes, drained
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 c. applesauce
  • ¼ c. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg


Preheat over to 375 F. Place sweet potatoes in a 1-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with salt. Spoon applesauce over potatoes. Sprinkle with sugar and nutmeg. Dot with butter. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: 160 calories, 2 grams (g) fat, 36 g carbohydrate and 144 mg sodium.
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