Cooking at Home - Sweet Potato and Apple Bake

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Published Saturday, March 20, 2021

Makes:6 Servings

Enjoy the taste of fall with the combination of sweet potatoes and apples  in this delicious side dish. Serve with roasted chicken or turkey, and a large green salad.


  • 3 1/2 cups sweet potatoes, drained (2 - 15 ounce cans; save 2 Tablespoons of the liquid)
  • 2 cups apples (peeled, cored and cut into bite-sized pieces )
  • 6 teaspoons brown sugar (2 Tablespoons, packed)
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts or any other type)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted (unsalted)


  1. Preheat oven to 350degF.
  2. Put sweet potatoes in baking dish.
  3. Add apples.
  4. Pour 2 Tablespoons of the sweet potato liquid over the mixture.
  5. Mix brown sugar, nuts, flour, and melted butter together in a small bowl.
  6. Sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato/apple mix.
  7. Bake for 20-30 minutes, until the top is golden brown and bubbly.


Granny Smith apples tend to work best in this recipe.

Source: Colorado State University and University of California at Davis. Eating Smart Being Active Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup, 1/6 of recipe



Total Calories


Total Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

3 g


10 mg


64 mg


38 g

Dietary Fiber

4 g

Total Sugars

15 g

Added Sugars included

4 g


3 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg


38 mg


1 mg


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