Candied Yams
Enjoy this side dish for a Thanksgiving treat or anytime yams are in season.
Servings
6servings
Servings
6servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cut yams in half and boil until tender, but firm (about 20 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel and slice into ΒΌ-inch thickness.
  3. Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grated orange peel.
  4. Place half of sliced yams in medium-sized casserole dish. Sprinkle with spiced sugar mixture.
  5. Dot with half the amount of margarine.
  6. Add second layer of yams, using the rest of the ingredients in the order above. Add orange juice.
  7. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style.