Sliced Sweet Potatoes and Onions
This savory side dish of maple-glazed sweet potatoes and onions makes a wonderful accompaniment to ham and pork dishes.
1 large onion, thinly sliced into rings
2 tablespoons light brown sugar, firmly packed
Salt and pepper to taste
2 pounds sweet potatoes (yams), peeled and thinly sliced (about 6 cups)
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In 2-quart oblong baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray, arrange onion slices. Sprinkle with brown sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Layer sweet potato slices over onion, overlapping slices.
- In a small bowl, combine maple syrup, butter and thyme. Pour over sweet potato and onion slices. Cover dish with foil and bake for 1 hour or until tender.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.