Baked Sweet Potatoes & Apples With Pecan Butter
Sweeten up dinner with this sweet potato recipe using apples and pecan butter to complement any dish on the table!
15 min.prep time
55 min.total time
1/3 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 medium (1 1/2 pounds) orange sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced 1/2-inch
3 small tart cooking apples, sliced horizontally 1/2-inch, seeds removed
Heat oven to 375°F. Melt butter in 13x9-inch baking dish in oven (4 to 6 minutes). Stir in all remaining ingredients except sweet potatoes and apples. Place sweet potatoes in butter mixture; toss to coat.
Cover; bake for 25 minutes. Add apples; spoon butter mixture over apples. Cover; continue baking for 15 to 20 minutes or until sweet potatoes and apples are tender.
Although no yams are grown in the United States, some grocery stores label orange sweet potatoes as yams.