Glazed Sweet Potatoes and California Dried Plums with Ginger

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Glazed Sweet Potatoes and California Dried Plums with Ginger

Glazed Sweet Potatoes and California Dried Plums with Ginger
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 hour Source: Ketchum Food Center for the California Dried Plum Board
Food Groups: Vegetables, Fruits
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Nutrition Content: Low Fat, Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Vegetarian

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2 pounds (3 medium) sweet Potatoes, unpeeled
1 cup (6 ounces) pitted California dried Plums
1 tablespoon vegetable Oil, plus extra for oiling baking dish
3/4 cup freshly squeezed Orange juice
1 tablespoon Honey
1 tablespoon Orange zest
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
4 teaspoons chopped crystallized Ginger


Heat oven to 350F.

Cut each sweet potato into 4 wedges, lengthwise; cut each wedge in half across. Place sweet potatoes and dried plums in lightly oiled baking dish large enough to hold potatoes in one layer.

In small bowl, whisk together orange juice, honey, oil, zest, salt and cinnamon; pour evenly over sweet potatoes and prunes. Sprinkle with ginger.

Cover with foil; bake for 45 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 425F. Remove foil; baste sweet potatoes with juices from baking dish. Bake about 10 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender and glazed.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 236
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat:
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 215 mg
Carbohydrates: 53 g
Protein: 3 g
Fiber: 7 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 25 mg

Cook's Notes: