Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 1 hr | Total: 1 hr. 20 mins | Servings: 12 | Yield: 12 servings
Simple, quick, and very delicious! I enjoy preparing and serving this amazing side dish. It is best served with pretty much any meal. My kids love them as well as my friends. I can’t give you any reason why you should not give this a try because I know that you need this in your life. I mean, the sweetness of these heavenly treats is more than enough to light up your day. Have you ever had one of those episodes where a food gives you a new perspective in life? Well, these Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes gave me that episode. Okay, enough with the long introduction. I hope you all love this simple recipe. Enjoy!
6 large sweet potatoes
½ cup butter
2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
salt to taste
Step 1: Wash and peel the potatoes. Slice them into small cuts.
Step 2: Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 3: Add the butter and allow it to melt.
Step 4: Add the sliced sweet potatoes and stir.
Step 5: In a small bowl, add the nutmeg, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Stir until well mixed, then stir in the mixture into the skillet covering all the sweet potatoes.
Step 6: Cover the skillet and simmer on low heat for 1 hour or until the potatoes caramelize and tender in the middle.
Step 7: Stir from time to time to prevent the potatoes from sticking.
Step 8: Remove from the heat and add the vanilla. Stir until well mixed.
Step 9: Serve and enjoy!
Per Serving: 396.9 calories; protein 3.7g 7% DV; carbohydrates 79.4g 26% DV; fat 7.9g 12% DV; cholesterol 20.3mg 7% DV; sodium 179.5mg 7% DV.
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