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Sweet Potato and Apple Bake

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Sweet Potato and Apple Bake
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  • 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.

Ingredients

  • 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 pecans
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted (unsalted)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

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, pecans, 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.

Notes

Granny Smith apples tend to work best in this recipe.

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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
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 231
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 64 mg
Carbohydrates 38 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 15 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 38 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 443 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 231
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 10 mg
Carbohydrates 38 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 15 g
Added Sugars included 4 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 38 mg
Potassium 443 mg
Sodium 64 mg
Copper 253 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 36 mg
Phosphorus 83 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 499 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 33 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 30 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 20 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/2 cups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Grains
1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1/2 ounces

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