Candied Yams
En Español (Spanish Version)

A small amount of margarine and orange juice give these yams lots of flavor but little fat.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size¼ cupCalories110Total Fatless than 1 gSaturated Fatless than 1 gCholesterol0 mgSodium115 mg
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresMedium yams1½ cupsBrown sugar, packed¼ cupFlour, sifted1 teaspoonSalt¼ teaspoonGround cinnamon¼ teaspoonGround nutmeg¼ teaspoonOrange peel¼ teaspoonSoft tub margarine1 teaspoonOrange juice½ cup
  • Directions
  • Cut yams in half and boil until tender, but firm (about 20 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into ¼-inch thickness.
  • Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange peel.
  • Place half of the sliced yams in a medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
  • Dot with half the amount of margarine.
  • Add a second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the same order as above. Add orange juice.
  • Bake uncovered in oven preheated to 350°F for 20 minutes.

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