ingredients

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

directions

Place the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Gradually stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add butter and orange peel; stir until butter is melted.

Drain sweet potatoes; place in a serving dish. Add orange juice mixture and gently stir to coat. Sprinkle with walnuts.

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Recipe reprinted by permission of Reiman Publications, LLC. © 2002. All rights reserved.

RecID 6701

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