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Recipes: Candied Yams
- 6 medium yams, boiled in skin until tender (about 20 - 30 minutes)
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1 Tbsp brown sugar
- 3 Tbsp sugar substitute
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- Ground cloves to taste
- 1/3 cup low-calorie margarine
- 1 cup cold water
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cool yams, peel, and slice lengthwise. Place the yam slices in a covered baking dish. Sprinkle the raisins over the yams.
In a separate bowl, mix the brown sugar, sugar substitute, and spices; sprinkle over the yams. Dot with margarine and add water.
Cover the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the cover, then bake another 15 - 20 minutes.
Serving size: 1/4 cup
Starch Exchange: 1
Total Fat: 3 g
Calories From Fat: 2 1/2 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 63 mg
Carbohydrate: 14 mg
Dietary Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 1 g
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