Sweet Potatoes with Apples Recipe

Healthy Sweet Potato RecipeApples and crushed graham cracker crumbs top this creamy, healthy sweet potato recipe. Whether you're looking for a Thanksgiving recipe or you just want to make something delicious, these sweet potatoes hit the spot.
And remember: Sweet potatoes are a superfood. They're packed with Vitamin A and fiber, and low in fat and cholesterol.

This recipe comes to us from Stephanie Gallagher thru Suite 101.com

8 lbs. sweet potatoes (approximately 12 large)
1 cup evaporated skim milk
2 tsp. vanilla
6 Tbsp. butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 15 oz. can juice-packed pears, drained
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 cup orange juice
Apple Topping:
3 cups peeled and diced Granny Smith apples
1/4 cup crushed graham cracker crumbs
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
Recipe Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Wash potatoes and bake for 1 hour or until soft when pricked with a fork. Remove from oven and let cool. Scoop flesh out with a spoon and put in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Heat milk, vanilla, butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium high heat until bubbles form around the edges. Pour mixture over potatoes and stir until thoroughly combined. Puree pears and add to sweet potato mixture. Then add remaining ingredients to sweet potatoes, mixing well.
  3. Pour into a large baking dish. Sprinkle apples evenly over top of casserole. Mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter and sprinkle over apples. Bake 30-35 minutes until heated through.

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Makes 18 servings
Nutritional Information:
Calories: 288
Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 16mg
Sodium: 139mg
Carbohydrate: 55g
Fiber: 7g
Protein: 5g
Vitamin A: 580%
Vitamin C: 13%
Calcium: 12%
Iron: 9%

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