Warm Winter Sides: Sweet Potato Crowns

Warm  Winter Sides: Sweet Potato Crowns

Makes 6 Servings


3 tablespoons vegetable oil

½ teaspoon salt

2 large unpeeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1½-inch slices with ends discarded

¼ cup light brown sugar

¼ cup chopped pecans

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon light margarine, softened


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oil and salt; mix well. Add sweet potatoes and toss until evenly coated, then place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Cook 25 to 30 minutes, or until fork-tender.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, and margarine until crumbly. Sprinkle on each potato round and return to oven; cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until sugar is melted. Serve immediately.

Calories 180, Calories from Fat 100, Total Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 1.1g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 230mg, Potassium 315mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 10g, Protein 2g, Phosphorus 45mg

Exchanges: 1 Starch, ½ Carbohydrate, 2 Fat


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