Archive for November, 2011

Sweet Potatoes with Orange Marmalade

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Instead of the usual why not try making sweet potatoes with a new twist. This delicious recipe is vegetarian as well as vegan and is low in cholesterol and salt. Great for the holiday season.


1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into .25 in. slices

2 tbsp unsalted butter or margarine, melted

1/4 tsp mace, ground

waxed paper

1/3 cup orange marmalade

1/8 tsp salt (optional)


Preheat oven to 375?F. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Arrange sweet potato slices on baking sheet. Brush slices with marmalade and half the butter. Season with mace and salt. Cover potatoes with another sheet of wax paper, pressing paper to adhere to potatoes. Bake 25 minutes. Remove wax paper and brush with remaining butter.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving): Calories 220; % Calories From Fat 24.5%; Total Fat 6g; Saturated Fats 3.7g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.5g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.3g; Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 130mg; Total Carbohydrates 41g; Dietary Fiber 4g; Sugar 23g; Protein 2.4g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin K 3.1 mcg
Vitamin A 22000 IU
Vitamin E 0.99 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1 mg
Vitamin B6 0.33 mg
Choline 17 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.13 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B12 0.012 mcg
Vitamin C 24 mg
Niacin B3 1.7 mg


Sodium 130 mg
Zinc 0.38 mg
Copper 0.21 mg
Iron 0.86 mg
Calcium 56 mg
Manganese 0.58 mg
Magnesium 32 mg
Potassium 550 mg
Fluoride 0.2 mcg
Phosphorus 64 mg
Selenium 0.47 mcg