Crockpot Sweet Potatoes is an easy and delicious recipe that is flavored with maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Ingredients include apples and dried cranberries. A great side-dish for the holidays or any special dinner. Since it is cooked in a slow cooker; it will free up your oven for the meat and your desserts. It is also a healthy, low calories, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic and a WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (8) Servings. Crockpot Sweet Potatoes will be loved by your family and guests.
1-1/2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into bite-size pieces (about 5 cups)
2 medium size cooking apples, such as Granny Smith or Jonathan, cored,
coarsely chopped (about 2 cups)
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1-1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup light maple pancake syrup
1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine sweet potatoes, apples, dried cranberries, ginger, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper. Pour water and syrup into slow cooker.
2. Cover and cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours or HIGH 2-1/2 to 3 hours.
Yield: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
WW PointsPlus+ = 2
Carb Choices: 1-1/2
1 Starch + 1/2 Fruit
Calories: 92, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 194mg, Sugars 10g, Total Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0g, Carbohydrates 23g, Fiber 3g, Protein 1g
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