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Sweet Potato Apple Scallop

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"'My cousin, Ann Smith, gave me the recipe for this wonderful dish, which makes traditional Thanksgiving sweet potatoes a bit more special,' writes Sarah Joyce of Bedford, Texas. Apple slices and a crunchy pecan topping dress up the seasonal spuds."
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Ingredients

55 m servings
Original recipe yields 7 servings

Directions

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  1. Place sweet potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place in a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cut apples into 1/4-in. rings; cut in half. Arrange over sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Combine the brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and orange extract; sprinkle over apples. Dot with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until apples are tender.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2/3 cup) equals 221 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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I first discovered this recipe in the Oct/Nov. 02 issue of "Light and Tasty" and it quickly became my family’s favorite sweet potato dish for our holiday dinners, as well as, holiday pot lucks....

Most helpful critical review

The apples didn't really cook down, even after baking it an additional 15 minutes. It was a little dry and needs a sauce. However, the flavor was good.

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I first discovered this recipe in the Oct/Nov. 02 issue of "Light and Tasty" and it quickly became my family’s favorite sweet potato dish for our holiday dinners, as well as, holiday pot lucks....

This was delicious. I added extra apples, and some applesauce,and a little extra cinnamon, and baked it in my crockpot so i would have room in the oven for my stuffing. it works great in the c...

I made this for Thanksgiving this year and it was the best Sweet Potato dish I have ever tasted. I have never been a fan of those sweet gooey sweet potato dishes covered in marshmellows. The o...

This was very good and a nice change from SP Casserole. I made it for Christmas and it was gone. Instead of sprinkling the brown sugar mixture over it, I put that mixture in a sauce pan with two...

This is a delicious recipe for sweet potatoes, and a nice alternative to the mashed/marshmallow type recipes. The sweet potatoes and apples are a great compliment. The pecan crumble tops it of...

This was delicious! I find that boiling sweet potatoes kills their flavours, so I just baked them whole and then sliced them. I didn't bother to peal them either. I also left out the orange extr...

The apples didn't really cook down, even after baking it an additional 15 minutes. It was a little dry and needs a sauce. However, the flavor was good.

Outstanding recipe! I had 3 fairly large sweet potatoes and 2 large apples. I doubled the topping ( 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup pecans), And added 1/2 flaked coconut. No orange extract but used z...

This is yummy! I took everybody's advice and peeled and cut the potatoes before boiling them and it went much faster than expected. I don't even like sweet potatoes but I made them for my boyfri...