Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

These baked sweet potatoes are lower in calories, fat, and sugar than the traditional butter and marshmallow version.



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Ingredients
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    2   pounds 
    sweet potatoes (4 to 6 medium)
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    1/3  cup 
    pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
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    3   tablespoons 
    coarse-grain Dijon-style mustard
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    2   tablespoons 
    cooking oil
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    freshly ground black pepper
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    1/2  cup 
    cranberries

Directions
1.
Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into 1- to 1-1/2-inch chunks. In a large bowl combine the maple syrup, mustard, oil, salt, and pepper; add sweet potatoes and cranberries. Toss to coat. Transfer mixture to a 3-quart baking dish, spreading mixture evenly.
2.
Bake, uncovered, in a 400 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes are glazed and tender, stirring twice. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 160, Fat, total (g) 4, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 30, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 13, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 15112, vit. C (mg) 15, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 8, sodium (mg) 287, Potassium (mg) 200, calcium (mg) 30, iron (mg) 1, Starch () 2, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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