Candied Sweet Potatoes with Peaches

Golden peaches and sweet potatoes complement each other in a brown sugar glaze.



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Ingredients
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    6   
    medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
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    1  16  ounce can 
    peach slices (juice pack)
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    2/3  cup 
    packed brown sugar
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    2   tablespoons 
    margarine or butter
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     dash 
    ground cloves
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    1/2  cup 
    chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted

Directions
1.
Wash and peel sweet potatoes. Cut off woody portions and ends. Cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Cook in large saucepan in lightly salted boiling water about 10 minutes or until just tender; drain and cool.
2.
Drain peach slices, reserving juice. In a greased 3-quart rectangular baking dish combine peach slices and potatoes.
3.
In a small saucepan combine 3 tablespoons reserved peach juice, brown sugar, margarine or butter, and ground cloves. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and boil gently for 1 minute. Drizzle over potatoes and peaches.
4.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes and peaches are glazed, stirring twice. Sprinkle pecans or walnuts over sweet potato mixture. Makes 8 servings.
Make-Ahead Tip:

1.
Prepare potatoes and peaches. Drizzle with glaze. Cover and chill up to 2 hours. Bake and serve as above.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 287, Fat, total (g) 8, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 53, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (RE) 2276.82, vit. C (mg) 21.26, sodium (mg) 60, calcium (mg) 50.48, iron (mg) 1.26, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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