Healthy Active Living with St. Joseph Healthcare

Brown Sugar and Spice Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes are a great source of B6, vitamin C & vitamin D. This sweet side dish is a great addition to a well balanced meal. Click here to download a PDF of the recipe.

Serves 4; ½ sweet potatoes


1 ½ tablespoons light tub margarine
1 tablespoon firmly packaged dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon grated orange zest
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash of ground allspice, nutmeg, or cloves


Pierce the potatoes in several places with a fork. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 8 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Cut in half lengthwise. Fluff with a fork.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together the remaining ingredients.

To serve, spoon the margarine mixture over the potatoes.

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