Glazed Sweet Potato Cubes

  • Serves: 4; 1/2 cup per serving


Description

A holiday meal doesn’t seem complete without sweet potatoes. This healthful version will be a family favorite for years to come.

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pound sweet potato(es) (about 1 large), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly spray a 1 1 /2-quart shallow baking dish with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the ingredients except the sweet potato cubes. Add the cubes, stirring to coat. Arrange in a single layer in the baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil.

Bake for 40 minutes, stirring halfway through. Stir again. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes, or until the cubes are tender and the glaze has thickened and sticks to them.



Nutritional Analysis
Per serving
Calories Per Serving
168
Total Fat
4.0g
Saturated Fat
.5g
Trans Fat
0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.0g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
64mg
Carbohydrates
32g
Fiber
4g
Sugar
13g
Protein
2g

Dietary Exchanges


2 starch, 1/2 fat



This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Patient Education program. Recipe copyright © 2008 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere.

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