Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples

This dish is slightly sweet, but not the overpowering sweetness of glazed sweet potatoes or dishes with marshmallows in them. The maple syrup just enhances the natural sweetness of the sweet potatoes. It’s a great addition to your Thanksgiving table.

6 medium sweet potatoes
2-3 apples
1/4 cup melted coconut oil (or butter)
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp arrowroot powder

Bake sweet potatoes at 350 until soft, about an hour. Let cool, peel and cut in half lengthwise, and then cut into chunks. Peel, core, and slice apples. Combine coconut oil, syrup, lemon juice, and arrowroot. Lay half the sweet potatoes into a greased casserole dish, then top with half the apples. Drizzle half of the oil/syrup mixture over top, and then repeat with a layer of sweet potatoes, a layer of apples, and the remaining oil/syrup mixture. Bake, covered, at 350 for one hour.

Advertisements

Tags:

One Response to “Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples”

  1. Menu Plan – Week of 12/28/2009 « Cooking without almost everything Says:

    […] – Dinner party for family: Boneless Pork Roast with Apple-Thyme Cream Sauce, Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples, Salad, Chocolate […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: