Sweet potatoes with marshmallows not your thing? This easy slow-cooked side is still a sweet and festive addition to your holiday table.
Servings and Ingredients
|3||medium sweet potatoes or yams (2-1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes|
|1||Braeburn apples, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes|
|¼ c.||packed Hy-Vee brown sugar|
|¼ c.||Hy-Vee apple juice|
|½ tbsp.||Hy-Vee honey|
|1 ½ tbsp.||Hy-Vee butter, melted|
|½ tsp.||Hy-Vee ground cinnamon|
|¼ tsp.||finely grated orange peel|
|¼ c.||Hy-Vee pecan pieces|
Things To Grab
- Place sweet potatoes and apples in a 2- to 3-1/2-quart slow cooker. Mix together brown sugar, apple juice, honey, butter, cinnamon and orange peel. Spoon over sweet potatoes. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 3 hours or until potatoes and apples are tender.
Meanwhile, cook nuts in an ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown and fragrant.
- Sprinkle with pecans just before serving.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 10g
- Cholesterol: 10mg
- Sodium: 35mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 40g
- Protein: 3g