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Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 50 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
    • vegetable cooking spray
    • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup unsweetened orange juice
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice


Spray 1-quart casserole dish with cooking spray, and place potato slices in the bottom. Combine cornstarch and brown sugar in a small bowl, and add orange and lemon juices, stirring well. Pour over potatoes.

Cover and bake at 425 degrees F for 40 minutes or until potatoes are tender and glaze is thickened.

Nutrition Facts
Glazed Sweet Potatoes 
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 12g
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 330%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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