Pineapple – Apricot Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Pineapple – Apricot Glazed Sweet Potatoes
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  • 1 (48 oz) can sweet potatoes
  • 1 (16 oz) can sweet potatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can pineapple tidbits
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch


  1. Put apricots in a medium pot, and just cover fruit with water.
  2. Bring to a boil. Boil for about 10 minutes. (Make sure fruit stays covered in water. Add if needed.).
  3. Lower temperature on apricots, cover, and simmer for a half hour.
  4. Remove from heat and separate liquid and fruit. Make sure to save the liquid.
  5. Drain sweet potatoes.
  6. Arrange sweet potatoes evenly in the bottom of a 9X13 inch pan.
  7. Cut apricots into quarters and spread over sweet potatoes.
  8. Drain pineapple and reserve the liquid.
  9. Spread pineapple over the apricots and potatoes.
  10. In a saucepan, combine well the rest of the dry ingredients (brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and cornstarch).
  11. Add orange peel, butter, pineapple juice and 1 cup of apricot juice. (If there isn’t enough apricot juice, add water to get to 1 cup).
  12. Bring juice mixture to a boil and remove from heat. Mixture should be thickened. If it is still watery you may have to add a bit more cornstarch.
  13. Pour juice mixture evenly over the sweet potatoes and fruit.
  14. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
  15. Sprinkle cashews over entire mixture and bake for 10 minutes longer.
  16. Serve and enjoy.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 235.42 Kcal (986 kJ)
Calories from fat 107.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.94g 18%
Cholesterol 7.63mg 3%
Sodium 58.57mg 2%
Potassium 486.36mg 10%
Total Carbs 31.98g 11%
Sugars 22.59g 90%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Protein 4.54g 9%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 31.3mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 351.96 Kcal (1474 kJ)
Calories from fat 160.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.85g 18%
Cholesterol 11.41mg 3%
Sodium 87.56mg 2%
Potassium 727.11mg 10%
Total Carbs 47.82g 11%
Sugars 33.77g 90%
Dietary Fiber 4.19g 11%
Protein 6.79g 9%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 3.5mg 13%
Calcium 46.8mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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