dinsdag 6 januari 2009

Nutty Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Submitted by: Somer Wilson

The warm nutty flavor of the tea compliments this fall favorite.

Prep Time: Prep time: approx 45 minutes
Cook time: approx 5 minutes
Serving Size: about 6

5-7 medium sweet potatoes
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
3 Tablespoons butter
1/3 cup Li Zi Nutcracker tea brewed as stong as possible
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt

Brew tea and set aside. Keep leaves.
Place sweet potatoes in a pan with enough water that they are covered.
Add used Li Zi Nutcracker leaves and boil for 20 minutes or until thoroughly tender.
Drain off water and tea leaves.
Once cool enough to touch, pull skins off sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-3/4 inch cubes.
Heat brown sugar, butter cinnamon, salt and Li Zi Nutcracker tea in a large skillet over medium heat.
Stir constantly until mixture begins to boil.
Add sweet potatoes to skillet and stir gently until glazed.
Serve hot.

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