Saturday, November 28, 2009

Sweet Potatoes with Cranberry Orange Glaze

If you are wanting a change to over-used sweet potato casserole with all of the sugar and marshmallows then this is the dish for you!!  This makes a very yummy dish and at less than 300 calories per serving you don’t have to feel guilty about eating it!!   


  • 6  medium peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/2  cup  firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2  tablespoons  margarine
  • 2  tablespoons  concentrated orange juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  cup  whole-berry cranberry sauce


  1. Place potatoes with a few tablespoons of water, covered, in a 2-quart casserole dish; microwave at HIGH for 10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Combine sugar, margarine, orange juice, cranberry sauce and salt in a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Add to potatoes; toss gently.
  3. Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until heated through, stirring twice during cooking. Makes 6 servings.

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