Candied Yams, Heart Healthy

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    yams (enough to yield 3 cups)
  • 14
    cup Splenda brown sugar blend, packed
  • 2
    teaspoons flour, sifted
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon ground cinnamon (or more to taste)
  • 12
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 34
    teaspoon orange peel
  • 2
    teaspoons soft tub margarine
  • 1
    cup orange juice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut yams in half and boil until tender but firm (about 20 minutes).
  • When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into 1/4-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 lightly 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 30 minutes or until cooked through.
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