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Candied Yams II

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish, Vegetarian
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 474mlSweet potatoes - (1 1/2 lbs) (large)
3 tablespoons 45mlRice syrup
3 tablespoons 45mlPure maple syrup
1/3 cup 78mlOrange juice
1 teaspoon 5mlPure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon 5mlMinced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon 15mlTamari or soy sauce
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGround cloves
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1   Cayenne - (scant)
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlKudzu

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel potatoes and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks. In shallow 13- by 9-inch baking dish lined with aluminum foil, spread potatoes in single layer.

In food processor or blender, combine syrups, orange juice, vanilla extract, ginger, tamari, cinnamon, cloves, salt, cayenne and kudzu. Process until smooth. Pour over potatoes; mix well.

Cover and bake 20 minutes. Remove cover, stir well, and bake until potatoes are soft when pierced with fork or knife, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. Serve hot.

This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

Per Serving: 153 Cal; 2g Prot; 0g Total Fat (0 Sat. Fat); 37g Carb.; 0mg Chol; 478mg Sod.; 2g Fiber.


"The natural sweetness of the potatoes is enhanced by maple syrup and aromatic spices and balanced by the heat in a scant pinch of cayenne."

Vegetarian Times, February 2001


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