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Spicy Sweet Potatoes & Apples
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1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

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 (cayenne)

2 large (4 cups) orange sweet potatoes or yams, peeled, cubed 1/2-inch

2 small (2 cups) tart cooking apples, peeled, cubed 1-inch

1/4 cup chopped pecans

Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all ingredients ingredients except sweet potatoes, apples, and pecans in an ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Cover; bake 25-35 minutes or until fork tender.

  3. STEP 3

    Stir in apples and pecans. Continue baking, uncovered, stirring once, 15-20 minutes or until apples are tender. Just before serving, sprinkle with chopped parsley, if desired.

Read the Story Behind the Recipe

Tip #1

Although sweet potatoes and yams are similar in many ways, and therefore often confused with one another, they are different plant species. Yams may be substituted for sweet potatoes in most recipes.

Tip #2

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