Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Apples


1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into bit-sized pieces (about 5 cups)

2 medium tart cooking apples, chopped (2 cups) (Michigan McIntosh, Paula Red or Rome)

1/4 cup walnuts

1 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger

1/2 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup maple syrup or maple-flavor syrup


In a slow cooker, combine all but water and syrup. Mix the syrup with the water and pour over everything in the cooker. Cover and cook on low setting for 3-4 hours or on high for 1 1/2 hours.

Recipe courtesy of the Michigan Apple Council.

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