This sweet potato and apple side dish is a great accompaniment to a special menu.
Baked sweet potatoes and apples with pecan butter recipe
1/3 cup Land O Lakes Butter
1/3 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 medium (1-1/2 pounds) orange sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced 1/2-inch
3 small tart cooking apples, sliced horizontally 1/2-inch, seeds removed
Heat oven to 375°F. Melt butter in 13×9-inch baking dish in oven (4 to 6 minutes). Stir in all remaining ingredients except sweet potatoes and apples. Place sweet potatoes in butter mixture; toss to coat.
Cover; bake for 25 minutes. Add apples; spoon butter mixture over apples. Cover; continue baking for 15 to 20 minutes or until sweet potatoes and apples are tender.
Recipe tip: Although no yams are grown in the United States, some grocery stores label orange sweet potatoes as yams.