Maple-Glazed Yams With Orange and Cranberries

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Recipe by Roxygirl in Colorado

From 1998 Bon Appetit this yam dish has a wonderful maple glaze that's sweet, but doesn't take the place of dessert, like so many other recipes. The part that makes it special is that you par-boil the potatoes, which ensures that they get done, but still remain soft. We made it last Thanksgiving and it was a favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Cook yams in boiling salted water 3 minutes.
  3. Drain.
  4. Transfer to 13x9 baking dish.
  5. Blend syrup, butter, and peel in a small bowl.
  6. Pour over yams.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  8. (Can be made one day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.).
  9. Bake yams uncovered until just tender, stirring and occasionally basting, about 30 minutes.
  10. Mix in cranberries.
  11. Continue baking until yams are very tender and juices form thick glaze, about 15 minute longer.
  12. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve.

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