Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Recipe of the Day



Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes



This recipe provides 12 servings.



Ingredients:


1) 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2) 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
3) 1 tablespoon lemon juice
4) 2 tablespoons butter, melted
5) 1/2 teaspoon salt
6) 1/3- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper



Instructions:



1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees


2) Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9- by- 13 inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Cover with foil.


3) Bake the sweet potatoes for approx. 15 mins. Remove the foil. Stir and continue baking, stirring every 15 mins., until tender and beginning to brown, approx. 45-50 mins. more.



Serving Size: 1/2 cup



Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 96
Fat: 2 grams
Carbs: 19 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Sodium: 118 mg
Potassium: 189 mg



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