Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Sweet Potatoes with Cherry Glaze

Antioxidant-rich sweet potatoes and cherry juice are featured in this colorful dish.

Author: Cherry Marketing Institute
Date: June 08, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 12 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins


    2 medium sweet potatoes
    2 Tbsp undiluted cherry juice concentrate
    1 Tbsp brown sugar
    1 Tbsp butter or buttery spread, melted
    1/8 tsp ground ginger
    1 green onion, sliced


    Preheat oven to 400ºF.

    Scrub potatoes and cut in half lengthwise; do not peel. Spray a baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place potatoes in pan, cut-side down. Bake in preheated oven 30 to 40 minutes or until almost tender.

    Stir together undiluted cherry juice concentrate, brown sugar, butter, and ginger. Turn potatoes cut-side up and brush with cherry mixture. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with green onion. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:183 cals
Kilojoules:766 kJ
Fat:3.0 g
Carbohydrates:37.0 g
Protein:2.0 g
Cholesterol:8.0 mg
Sodium:29 mg
Saturated Fat:2.0 g
Fiber:3.5 g
Calcium:55.0 mg
Total Sugars:17.0 g

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