Vegan & Vegetarian

Spicy Orange Sweet Potatoes

This recipe for ‘Orange-spice Sweet Potatoes’ is a great vegan dish that will be a sure hit at any dinner. Whether you choose to bake it in the oven or microwave, the sweet potatoes are perfectly cooked and the spices give it a delicious flavor. It’s easy to make and ready in only 35 minutes!

Ingredients used:

For 6 people

  • 2 large - Sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon - Brown sugar
  • 0.125 teaspoon - Ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoon - Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon - Diet margarine (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon - Orange rind (grated)
  • 0.33 cup - Orange juice
  • 0.5 teaspoon - Ground cinnamon

Recipe steps:

  • Boil or microwave the sweet potatoes until just tender. Let cool.
  • Carefully slip the skins off the potatoes, then cut into 1/4-inch slices. Arrange them in a circular pattern in a 10-inch pie plate, overlapping the slices.
  • Mix the brown sugar, nutmeg, cloves, sugar, orange rind, and cinnamon together in a small bowl. Sprinkle the mixture over the potatoes and top with the pieces of margarine.
  • Pour the orange juice over the potatoes.
  • Microwave at high for 4 – 5 minutes, or bake at 325°F for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

This vegan orange-spice sweet potatoes dish is a great addition to any dinner. It’s simple to make and requires just a few ingredients. Enjoy it with your favorite meal and don’t forget to lick the plate – it’s so good!