Heart Healthy Sweet Treat from the American Heart Association

January 23, 2014

American Heart Association

 

Serves 8; 1/2 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 medium sweet apples, such as Rome Beauty or Gala, peeled, each sliced into 10 wedges
  • 3 tablespoons light tub margarine

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories                                   101
  • Total Fat                                 2.0 g
  • Saturated Fat                         0.0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat            0.5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat         1.0 g
  • Cholesterol                            0 mg
  • Sodium                                   61 mg
  • Carbohydrates                     21 g
  • Fiber                                       3 g
  • Sugars                                   14 g
  • Protein                                  1 g

 

Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 1 1/2-quart glass casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the sugar and cinnamon.
  3. In the casserole dish, layer in order half each of the sweet potatoes, apples, and cinnamon-sugar. Dot with about half the margarine. Repeat.
  4. Bake, covered, for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes and apples are soft.

© American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes like this from our Go Red For Women magazine cookbooks published by Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) at ShopHeart.org.

 

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