Sweet and Sassy Sweet Potatoes

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  • 6 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce
  • 1 large leek, thinly sliced, about 2 cups
  • 1 large crushed garlic clove


In 4-quart saucepan over high heat, heat sweet potatoes and enough water to cover to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until just tender. Drain.

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, salt and TABASCO® Sauce; stir until sugar is dissolved.

Grease 13” x 9” baking dish. Combine sweet potatoes, sliced leek, garlic and butter mixture; toss to mix well. Bake 20 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned and cooked through.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional information per serving: 230 Calories, 2 g protein, 39 g carbohydrate, 8 g fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 650 mg sodium

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  • Name: Linda
    Date: November 19th, 2011
    I add the Chipotle Tabasco Sauce with mash roasted sweet potatoes, brown sugar, and crushed pineapple. It is the best