Candied Yams

Serving size: 1/4 cup
 

Ingredients

 

  • 6 medium yams, boiled in skin until tender (about 20 - 30 minutes)
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp sugar substitute
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • Ground cloves to taste
  • 1/3 cup low-calorie margarine
  • 1 cup cold water
Directions

 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cool yams, peel, and slice lengthwise. Place the yam slices in a covered baking dish. Sprinkle the raisins over the yams.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the brown sugar, sugar substitute, and spices; sprinkle over the yams. Dot with margarine and add water.
  3. Cover the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the cover, then bake another 15 - 20 minutes.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 81
Protein: 1 g
Sodium: 63 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 3 g
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Exchanges: 1 Starch