Christmas

Sweet Potatoes and Sauteed Apples

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November  5, 2013
Author Notes

I came up with this for a Thanksgiving dinner, as I had gotten bored with plain, baked sweet potatoes (yams can also be used). —susielou

  • Makes many helpings
Ingredients
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • 5-6 large unpeeled sweet potatoes
  • 2-3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4-1/2 cups milk
  • freshly grated nutmeg, to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sauteed apples
  • 3-4 apples
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Sweet Potatoes
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prick the skin of the potatoes in several places, and place on baking sheet. Bake until tender.
  3. Remove the potatoes from the oven, let cool about ten minutes. Slice lengthwise, remove the pulp, and put in large mixing bowl. Mash the potatoes with milk and butter, to desired consistency. Add spices to taste.
  4. Grease a large casserole dish, and add potatoes.
  1. Sauteed apples
  2. While the potatoes are baking, peel, core and slice apples. Melt butter in large skillet, add sugar, cinnamon and apples and cook over low heat until apples are tender.
  3. Spread the apples over the top of the sweet potatoes, and place under heated broiler until brown and bubbly.

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