Sweet Potatoes With Raisins and Cinnamon

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This dish is very good served with fresh green beans or a rice pilaf.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the oil in a wide sauté pan or large frying pan and set over medium high heat.
  2. When hot, put in cinnamon stick and the onion.
  3. Sauté for about 3 minutes, or until the onion has lost much of its water.
  4. Add the sweet potatoes and stir.
  5. Continue to sauté another 6 to 7 minutes or until the onion begins to turn light brown and the sweet potatoes have picked up a little color.
  6. Add 3/4 cup of water the salt, ginger, raisins cayenne, and sugar.
  7. Bring to a boil.
  8. Turn the heat down to low,cover, and cook gently for 7 to 9 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  9. There should be almost no liquid left in the pan, except for a little oil (if there is, uncover and boil the liquid off). Serve hot.


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another beautifulr recipe...great served with a vegan butter like earth balance

anidifrancofan July 15, 2007

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