Elegant Sweet Potatoes

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    Bring this grown-up side dish to your next holiday table or potluck dinner, and watch it disappear. We growers also love the mouthwatering color: orange.


    • 2-3 large yams or sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
    • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, filberts or macadamias)
    • 1/2 stick butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
    • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar, packed
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoon cornstarch or 1 teaspoon arrowroot
    • 1-2 ounces orange liqueur: Grand Marnier®, curaçao, triple sec, etc. (optional)
    • 1 & 1/2 cups of Florida’s Natural® Orange Juice


    • Preheat oven to 350° F.
    • In a buttered casserole dish, layer sliced sweet potatoes and chopped nuts.
    • Dot with butter or margarine.
    • Combine remaining ingredients in a small saucepan and stir over medium heat until sauce thickens.
    • Pour sauce over sweet potatoes, cover casserole dish and bake at 350° F for 25 to 35 minutes.

    Serves 6