Easy Skillet-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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Your family will love these skillet sweet potatoes, and the recipe is so simple. These make a great side dish with ham, pork, or lamb.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 or 5 medium sweet potatoes
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

Directions

  • Boil unpeeled sweet potatoes until tender. Let cool slightly, then peel and slice into ½"-thick rounds.
  • In a large, heavy skillet, combine brown sugar, water, salt, and butter. Heat on medium until mixture begins to simmer; reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add sliced sweet potatoes and simmer for 10 minutes, turning often to keep them coated with sugar mixture.
  • Spoon into a serving dish and serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 4 or 5 medium sweet potatoes
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

Directions

  • Boil unpeeled sweet potatoes until tender. Let cool slightly, then peel and slice into ½"-thick rounds.
  • In a large, heavy skillet, combine brown sugar, water, salt, and butter. Heat on medium until mixture begins to simmer; reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add sliced sweet potatoes and simmer for 10 minutes, turning often to keep them coated with sugar mixture.
  • Spoon into a serving dish and serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium130mg
Total Carbohydrate45g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars33g
Protein1g