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Candied Yams

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Candied Yams

A small amount of margarine and orange juice give these yams lots of flavor but little fat.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size¼ cup
Total Fatless than 1 g
Saturated Fatless than 1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium115 mg

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Ingredients and Preparation

Medium yams 1½ cups
Brown sugar, packed¼ cup
Flour, sifted1 teaspoon
Salt¼ teaspoon
Ground cinnamon¼ teaspoon
Ground nutmeg¼ teaspoon
Orange peel¼ teaspoon
Soft tub margarine1 teaspoon
Orange juice½ cup
  1. Directions
  2. Cut yams in half and boil until tender, but firm (about 20 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into ¼-inch thickness.
  3. Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange peel.
  4. Place half of the sliced yams in a medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
  5. Dot with half the amount of margarine.
  6. Add a second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the same order as above. Add orange juice.
  7. Bake uncovered in oven preheated to 350°F for 20 minutes.

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