Rating: 4 stars
19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

My Grandma shared this recipe with me and it's been a favorite of mine every year at Thanksgiving. It's by far better than any other yam side dish I've had. (I don't like yams and marshmallows.)

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Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr 20 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9x13-inch baking dish
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Place the sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until just tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry for a minute or two. Peel and cut into 1/2-inch slices; layer the sweet potatoes and apples into a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  • Meanwhile, stir together the sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a saucepan. Stir in the water and butter and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook and stir until thickened and no longer cloudy, 5 to 10 minutes. Pour over the sweet potatoes.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until the apples are very tender and the sweet potatoes are golden on top, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

282 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 67.6g; fat 1.4g; cholesterol 2.5mg; sodium 330.1mg. Full Nutrition
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