Vegetables

Orange Candied Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS:

6 medium-sized sweet potatoes
1 cup orange juice
½ teaspoon grated orange rind
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
¼ cup butter
½ teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS:

Peel and slice uncooked potatoes into 1/4 –inch slices and arrange in a buttered baking dish.

Make a syrup of the remaining ingredients and pour over the potatoes.

Cover and bake at 350 degrees until tender, basting occasionally. Remove the cover the last 10 minutes and allow to brown. If desired, a layer of marshmallows may be added and browned just before removing from the oven.