Orange-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
|8 medium-size sweet potatoes (about 4 lbs.)|
|2 Tablespoons grated orange rind|
|1 cup orange juice|
|1/3 cup sugar|
|1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar|
|3 Tablespoons butter, melted|
|1 Tablespoon cornstarch|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
washed sweet potatoes in a large Dutch oven; add water to cover.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer 25 to 30
minutes or until tender. Let
cool to touch; peel potatoes, and cut into ½-inch-thick slices.
Arrange slices in a lightly greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.
orange rind and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan.
Bring to a boil; boil 1 minute.
Pour mixture over sweet potato slices.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Yield: 8 to 10
Potatoes may be prepared ahead.
Prepare as directed above, do not bake.
Cover and refrigerate up to 8 hours.
Remove from refrigerator; let stand, covered, 30 minutes.
Uncover and bake as directed above.