Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes and Carrots
Nonstick cooking spray
16 ounce package peeled baby carrots
pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
cup snipped dried apricots
cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
teaspoon ground white pepper
teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Lightly coat a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In the cooker layer carrots, sweet potatoes, and dried apricots.
- In a small bowl combine maple syrup, orange juice concentrate, water, melted butter, salt, white pepper, and cinnamon. Pour over mixture in cooker.
- Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4-1/2 hours. Use a slotted spoon to serve. Makes 10 side-dish servings.
Nutrition Facts(Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes and Carrots)
- Per serving:
- 194 kcal cal.,
- 3 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 1 g monounsatured fat),
- 7 mg chol.,
- 168 mg sodium,
- 42 g carb.,
- 5 g fiber,
- 23 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet