Apple Yam Casserole

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What Americans call yams are actually a variety of sweet potato. Fragrant sweet potatoes layered with Granny Smith apples and topped with a sweet mixture of brown sugar and raisins make this a great recipe for all holidays, but best for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • 2 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ cup raisins

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 3 slices lemon, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 2 quart casserole dish.

  2. In the casserole dish, alternately layer the sweet potatoes and apples.

  3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix together brown sugar, 1/3 cup water, cinnamon, raisins, butter and salt. Cook 5 minutes.

  4. In a small bowl, stir together remaining water and flour. Combine with the brown sugar mixture. Pour over the sweet potatoes and apples. Place the lemon slices on top.

  5. Bake covered in the preheated oven 20 minutes. Uncover and continue baking 20 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes and apples are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

180 Calories
3g Fat
39g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 126mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 7mg 35%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 308mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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