Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1/2 to 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, cut in half crosswise, and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
- Cooking spray
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400°.
Step 2: Boil sweet potatoes for approximately 15 minutes. Peel and cut potatoes in crosswise slices about 1/2 inch thick. Arrange in 2 qt casserole
Step 3: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, water, salt, nutmeg, and ginger; bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Step 4: Pour sugar mixture over potato wedges; toss well to coat.
Step 5: Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until tender.