Cooking at Home – Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes

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Published Saturday, August 31, 2019

Makes:   6 servings 

Ingredients

  • 5 sweet potatoes (cooked)
  • 4 apple
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  1. Boil 5 sweet potatoes in water until they are almost tender.
  2. After the sweet potatoes cool, peel and slice them.
  3. Peel the apples. Remove the cores, and slice the apples.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Grease the casserole dish with butter or margarine.
  6. Put a layer of sweet potatoes on the bottom of the dish.
  7. Add a layer of apple slices.
  8. Add some sugar, salt, and tiny pieces of margarine to the apple layer.
  9. Repeat steps 6, 7, and 8 to make more layers of sweet potatoes, apples, and sugar/salt.
  10. On the top layer of apples, sprinkle the rest of the brown sugar and margarine pieces.
  11. Sprinkle the top layer with nutmeg.
  12. Mix the hot water and honey together. Pour the mix over the top layer.
  13. Bake for about 30 minutes until apples are tender.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network Website Recipes

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 301 

Total Fat 8 g

Saturated Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 322 mg

Total Carbohydrate 59 g

Dietary Fiber 6 g

Total Sugars 38 g

Added Sugars included 22 g

Protein 2 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 55 mg

Iron 1 mg

Potassium 494 mg

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