Orange-Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole



5 Large sweet potatoes, about 4 lbs

1/3 c fresh orange juice

3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and DIVIDED

3 tbsp light brown sugar, DIVIDED

1 tsp grated orange peel

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 c chopped pecans

2 tbsp all-purpose flour



Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish.

Wash and dry potatoes. Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Bake potatoes 1 hour or until tender. Cool slightly. Peel potatoes and place in large mixing bowl. Mash potatoes.

Stir in orange juice, 2 tablespoons melted butter, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, orange peel, cinnamon, cumin and salt; mix well. Spoon into prepared baking dish.

Combine pecans, flour, remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar and 1 tablespoon butter. Mix well. Sprinkle evenly over potatoes.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until hot throughout. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.


Nutrition Facts

150 Total Calories

7 g Total Fat

8 g Cholesterol

145 mg Sodium

21 g Total Carbohydrates

2 g Protein