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Glazed Sweet Potatoes

No recipe image available.Add this sweet potato side dish to your holiday repertoire. With only 1 gram of fat per serving and a 21% calorie reduction from the original, there is plenty of great flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 teaspoon stick butter or margarine
1 teaspoon maple extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch slices, cooked, kept warm

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine apple juice concentrate and cornstarch in small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in Equal®, butter, maple extract and vanilla until blended.
  2. Pour glaze over potatoes in serving bowl; toss gently.

Makes 8 servings.

*May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories 189, protein 2 g, carbohydrate 44 g, fat 1 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 26 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1 fruit, 2 starch.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.