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Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes

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Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes
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  • Makes: 6 servings

Layer sweet potatoes and apples to make this sweet and satisfying hot side dish.


  • 5 sweet potatoes (cooked)
  • 4 apple
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons honey


1. Boil 5 sweet potatoes in water until they are almost tender.
2. After the sweet potatoes cool, peel and slice them.
3. Peel the apples. Remove the cores, and slice the apples.
4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
5. Grease the casserole dish with butter or margarine.
6. Put a layer of sweet potatoes on the bottom of the dish.
7. Add a layer of apple slices.
8. Add some sugar, salt, and tiny pieces of margarine to the apple layer.
9. Repeat steps 6, 7, and 8 to make more layers of sweet potatoes, apples, and sugar/salt.
10. On the top layer of apples, sprinkle the rest of the brown sugar and margarine pieces.
11. Sprinkle the top layer with nutmeg.
12. Mix the hot water and honey together. Pour the mix over the top layer.
13. Bake for about 30 minutes until apples are tender.


Learn more about:
- Sweet Potatoes
- Apples


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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (253g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 301
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 322 mg
Carbohydrates 59 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 38 g
Added Sugars included 22 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 55 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 494 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 301
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.5 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 59 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 38 g
Added Sugars included 22 g
Protein 2 g
Calcium 55 mg
Potassium 494 mg
Sodium 322 mg
Copper 204 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 34 mg
Phosphorus 63 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamin A 848 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 13 mcg
Folate 15 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 18 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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I subtituted out the water and honey. Instead I added black molasses which gave it more flavor, and I didn't need much, and I also used real butter, which is sweeter.
I used 4 sweet potatoes instead of five for a better sweet potato to apple ratio.

too much added sugar

Why would one add sugar to a recipe with apples and sweet potatoes? I find it plenty sweet and delicious with out the sugar and honey.


Reduce the sugar probably the honey is enough sweeting and definitely healthier.

Enjoyed by the whole family

I substituted cinnamon for the nutmeg the second time I made this and liked it much better.