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  • Candied Yams

  • Ingredients

    • 4 lbs. yams, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch slices
    • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 cup low-calorie margarine
    • 4 apples, thinly sliced
    • 1 cup low-calorie maple syrup


    Boil yams and apples until nearly done in very little boiling water. In greased baking dish, place alternate layers of drained yams and sliced apples. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Dot with margarine and drizzle with maple syrup. Pour 1/2 cup of apple water over the top. Wrap tightly and freeze if preparing a week ahead. Bake about 30 minutes or longer if frozen. Yields 16 servings.

    Nutritional analysis per serving:

    • Calories: 208
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg.
    • Fat: 3 g.
    • Sodium: 75 mg.
    • Calories from fat: 13%

    From Rhode Island Hospital's Healthy Cooker