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Luby's Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lb Sweet potatoes
  • 3 1/2 c Granulated sugar
  • 1 c Water
  • 1/2 c Brown sugar; firmly packed
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 Lemon; with peel
  • 1/4 Orange; with peel


In a large saucepan, boil potatoes, in enough water to cover, for 30 min.
or until barely tender. Drain and cool under cold running water. Peel and
cut lengthwise into ½-inch slices. Place in large, shallow baking dish. In
a medium-size saucepan, combine sugar, water, brown sugar, and nutmeg. Mix
well. Add lemon and orange. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer,
uncovered, for 20 min. Heat oven to 350°. Pour syrup over potatoes, then
cover with foil and bake 1 hour.

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