Cranberry-Orange Glazed Sweet Potatoes
This is a perfect, sweet and tangy recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes minutes
Cook Time 1 hour hour 10 minutes minutes
Total Time 1 hour hour 25 minutes minutes
Servings 8 servings
- 4 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4 to 1 inch pieces
- 4 tbsp butter
- 1 can 14 oz. Ocean Spray jellied cranberry sauce
- 1/3 cup orange juice up to 1/4 cup more if deemed necessary
- 1 tsp salt
Cook the sweet potatoes until they are just barely tender, 5 mins.
Drain and place the potatoes into a greased 9 by 13 baking dish.
Place the cranberry sauce and butter into a sauce pan, break up the jellied cranberries and cook until dissolved. Then add the orange juice and salt.
Pour the sauce over the potatoes and give them a stir to coat.
Cover the baking dish tightly with foil and bake at 300 to 350 degrees for 60 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes. Leave uncovered for the last 20 minutes.
Taste and add up to 1/4 cup more orange juice if necessary to increase the orange flavor. Serve hot.