Slow Cookers Sweet Potatoes with Applesauce

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes with Applesauce

Your slow cooker can be a lifesaver during holiday meals when sweet potatoes are a must and the oven is stuffed with turkey or ham and other fixings.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 8 Hours 15 Minutes

Makes 6 Servings


  • 6 medium (2 pounds) sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups applesauce
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts, toasted

Preparation Instructions:                                                                                                        

  1. Place sweet potatoes in 2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients except nuts; spoon over potatoes.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until potatoes are very tender.
  3. Sprinkle with nuts.

Nutrition Information

Beta-Carotene:870%; Calories:350; Calories from Fat:110; Carbohydrate Choice:4; Cholesterol:15mg; Fat:2 1/2; Fruit:1/2; Insoluble Fiber:4g; Omega-3:1g; Other Carbohydrate:2 1/2; Potassium:670mg; Sodium:90mg; Soluble Fiber:1g; Starch:1/2; Total Carbohydrate:56g; Dietary Fiber:5g; Total Fat:12g; Monounsaturated Fat:2 1/2g; Polyunsaturated Fat:5g; Protein:4g; Saturated Fat:4 1/2g; Sugars:37g; Fats & Oils:2tsp; Fruits:1/4c; Meat & Beans:1oz-eq; Vegetables:1/2c;

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