Prep Time: 17 minutes; Cook Time: 12 minutes; Serves 14
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 to 3/4 inch cubes
3 tbsp. butter
1 lb. smoked sausage, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 medium onion, halved crosswise and cut into thin wedges
1 large apple, peeled, cored, and diced
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tbsp. packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
1/8 to 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper or cayenne
- Bring 1 inch water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to boiling in Dutch oven or large saucepan. Add potatoes; return to boiling. Cover and cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain well.
- Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage, onion, and apple. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in maple syrup, brown sugar, salt, nutmeg, and red pepper, mixing well.
- Stir in sweet potatoes, stirring to coat. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until lightly glazed.
Recipe compliments of Wal-Mart where Thomas found it. He then passed it down to me since I liked it so much.