• Candied Yams

    A small amount of margarine and orange juice give these yams lots of flavor but little fat.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ¼ cup
    Calories 110
    Total Fat less than 1 g
    Saturated Fat less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 115 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 6

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Medium yams 1½ cups
    Brown sugar, packed ¼ cup
    Flour, sifted 1 teaspoon
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon
    Ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon
    Orange peel ¼ teaspoon
    Soft tub margarine 1 teaspoon
    Orange juice ½ cup
    1. Cut yams in half and boil until tender, but firm (about 20 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into ¼-inch thickness.
    2. Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange peel.
    3. Place half of the sliced yams in a medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
    4. Dot with half the amount of margarine.
    5. Add a second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the same order as above. Add orange juice.
    6. Bake uncovered in oven preheated to 350°F for 20 minutes.

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