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Sweet Potato Carrot Au Gratin

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Ingredients

4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 cups sliced carrots
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put sweet potatoes and carrots in a pot, cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes or until tender. In large bowl, combine next 4 ingredients. Drain sweet potato mixture, add to bowl and toss to coat. Transfer to a casserole dish coated with nonstick spray and bake for 20 minutes. sprinkle cheese on top and bake for 10 minutes more.

Mary Kastor
Rock Island



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