Saturday, December 21, 2013

Orange-Sage Sweet Potatoes with Bacon Crockpot Recipe

Orange-Sage Sweet Potatoes with Bacon Crockpot Recipe

Ingredients needed:

* 4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 10 cups)
* 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
* 1/4 cup of water
* 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
* 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt
* 1/2 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
* 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
* 2 tablespoons of butter, cut up
* 4 slices of bacon, crisp-cooked, drained and crumbled

Preparation steps:

* Place sweet potato slices into crockpot. In a small bowl, combine orange juice concentrate, the water, brown sugar, salt, dried sage, and thyme. Pour mixture over sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Top with butter.
* Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
* Before serving, stir potatoes to coat with sauce; sprinkle with bacon. If desired, garnish with fresh sage.

(serves 10)

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