Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Yield: 12     (serving size: 1/2 cup)

6 cups (1-inch) cubed peeled sweet potato (about 3 lbs.)

4 cups water

1/4 cup lemon sections (about 1 large lemon)

2 tbsp. Splenda Brown Sugar Blend

3 tbsp. maple syrup

3 tbsp. tub margarine

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp. ground red pepper

dash salt

  1. Combine first (3) ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to boil. Cook 20 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove sweet potatoes from pan with slotted spoon reserving cooking liquid. Bring cooking liquid to boil; cook until reduced to 1/3 cup (about 12 minutes). Stir in sugar and remaining (5) ingredients. Stir in sweet potatoes; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

based on recipe from Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2000

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