Sherried Sweet Potatoes and Apples

"Nice side to the holiday ham or turkey, or with pork roast or chops."
 
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Ready In:
24hrs 40mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a kettle, combine the sweet potatoes with enough water to cover by 1 inch and boil for 35 minutes, until tender.
  • Drain the sweet potatoes and let them cool until they can be handled. The sweet potatoes may be prepared in advance and kept chilled overnight.
  • Peel the sweet potatoes, cut them lengthwise into sixths, and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces.
  • Peel, core and cut the apples lengthwise into sixths and crosswise into 11/2-inch pieces.
  • In a large heavy skillet cook the apples in the butter over moderate heat, stirring, for 3 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice, the brown sugar, the cinnamon and the sherry. Bring to a boil, and simmer 3 minutes. Add the sweet potatoes and cook, stirring gently, for 2 minutes, until heated through.
  • Transfer to a heated serving dish.

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Reviews

  1. I'mPat
    I scaled this back for 3 serves and I did wrap my sweet potatoe in alfoil and roasted in the oven and peeled and cut into big bite size pieces, I used 1 large granny smith, peeled, cored and quartered, cut in half and each slice cut into three. For diabetics who can tolerate artificial sweeteners I would recommend splenda, hence I cut back on the apple and used brown sugar. But WOW we (DM, DS and myself) really enjoyed this with our lamb chops (recipe #226237) and steamed vegetables. Thank you Mikekey for a great recipe, made for Please Review My Recipe.
     
  2. WI Cheesehead
    This is so good! I peeled, cut into the chunks and boiled for 14 minutes. I used margarine, but otherwise the rest was the same. It turned out more like mashed potatoes, but I think it tastes better that way anyways! Another great recipe to use up my sherry that I bought for a previous tag game! :)
     
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