Cider-Glazed Yams with Pears

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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Cook:
10 mins
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Cider-Glazed Yams with Pears

Ingredients
2
pounds yams or sweet potatoes
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice
2 1/4
cups apple juice or apple cider
1/2
cup golden raisins or chopped pitted dates
4
teaspoons lemon juice
4
ripe medium pears, cored and sliced

Directions

  1. Peel yams. Cut off woody portions and ends; discard. Cut into 1-inch-thick pieces. In a covered large saucepan, cook yams in enough boiling water to cover about 10 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in another large saucepan, combine cornstarch, salt, and allspice. Stir in apple juice, raisins, and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Gently stir in pears and yams; heat through. Serve warm. Makes 8 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

Cook the yams and the sauce for Cider-Glazed Yams with Pears as directed; cover and refrigerate separately for up to 24 hours. To serve, stir the pears and cooked yams into the sauce; heat through. Be careful not to overcook because the yams may fall apart.

Nutrition Facts

(Cider-Glazed Yams with Pears)
    Per serving:
  • 211 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • 79 mg sodium,
  • 52 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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