Maple-Ginger Sweet Potatoes

Let your slow cooker do the work for this maple-glazed side dish recipe that'll satisfy your sweet tooth without loading you up on calories.



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Ingredients
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    sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces (4 1/2 cups)
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    2   medium 
    tart cooking apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (about 2 cups)
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    2   tablespoons 
    dried cranberries, snipped
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    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    grated fresh ginger
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
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    1/2  cup 
    water
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    light pancake and waffle syrup product

Directions
1.
In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine sweet potatoes, apples, cranberries, ginger, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pepper. Pour water and syrup over all in cooker.
2.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 98, carb. (g) 24, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 10253, vit. C (mg) 15, sodium (mg) 179, calcium (mg) 30, iron (mg) 1, Fruit () 1, Starch () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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