Candied-Ginger Sweet Potatoes

Candied-Ginger Sweet Potatoes is a gluten free and lacto ovo vegetarian side dish. For $1.15 per serving, this recipe covers 13% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains roughly 3g of protein, 5g of fat, and a total of 260 calories. This recipe serves 10. This recipe from Taste of Home requires apricot preserves, butter, crystallized ginger, and olive oil. 19 people were impressed by this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour. Overall, this recipe earns a pretty good spoonacular score of 53%. Similar recipes include Sweet Coconut Rice with Candied Ginger, Candied Sweet Potatoes, and Candied Sweet Potatoes.

Servings: 10

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1/3 cup apricot preserves

2 tablespoons butter

1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger

1/2 cup maple syrup

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

Equipment:

baking pan

microwave

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

Directions Place the sweet potatoes in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 30 minutes, stirring twice. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Pour over sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until tender. Yield: 10 servings. Originally published as Candied-Ginger Sweet Potatoes in Country WomanNovember/December 2005, p39 Nutritional Facts 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 251 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 162 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Print Add to Recipe Box Email a Friend

 

Step by step:


1. Place the sweet potatoes in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.

2. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat.

3. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 30 minutes, stirring twice.

4. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

5. Pour over sweet potatoes; toss to coat.

6. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until tender.


Nutrition Information:

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278k Calories
2g Protein
5g Total Fat
56g Carbs
9% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
278k
14%

Fat
5g
8%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
56g
19%

  Sugar
24g
27%

Cholesterol
6mg
2%

Sodium
241mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
6%

Vitamin A
25826IU
517%

Manganese
0.84mg
42%

Fiber
5g
22%

Vitamin B6
0.38mg
19%

Vitamin B2
0.32mg
19%

Potassium
654mg
19%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Copper
0.28mg
14%

Magnesium
49mg
12%

Vitamin B1
0.15mg
10%

Phosphorus
86mg
9%

Calcium
74mg
7%

Iron
1mg
7%

Vitamin E
0.95mg
6%

Vitamin C
5mg
6%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

Folate
20µg
5%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Zinc
0.66mg
4%

Selenium
1µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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