This vegetable is so good that you might think it is dessert.

  • 3 large sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds) sweet potatoes
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Splenda or additional sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine cut in thin pieces

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 7 x 11 inch baking pan.

Cut sweet potatoes in half and boil in a large saucepan of boiling water just until tender. Drain and cut into 1/2 inch cubes. Arrange in bottom of baking pan. Arrange thinly sliced apple pieces on top of sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with dried cranberries.

In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, Splenda, flour, cinnamon, and salt. Add butter. Using a knife or pastry cutter, cut butter into dry mixture. Sprinkle evenly over potatoes and apples. Bake for 45 - 50 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is lightly brown.

Serves 8

Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories: 215 Fat, gm.: 6 Protein, gm.: 2 Carbs, gm.: 38 Cholesterol, mg.: 15 Fiber, gm.: 3.6