Delicious Sweet Potatoes

Delicious Sweet Potatoes

December 8, 2016
Diverticulosis Diet Sweet PotatoesDiverticulosis Diet Sweet Potatoes
Serves 6-8

Sweet potatoes are usually a holiday favorite and this recipe will not disappoint.  The freshness of the orange juice and lemon zest give a fresh twist. Sweet potatoes are naturally high in fiber, so it is a recommended food for diverticulosis.


  • 4 Pounds
    sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into large bite size pieces
  • 2 Cups
    orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup
  • 1 Teaspoon
  • 1 Teaspoon
  • 2 Tablespoons
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Teaspoons
    lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons
  • 1/2 Cup
    brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Boil sweet potatoes until slightly underdone. Drain, cool and set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together orange juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and zest. In another bowl, combine flour and both sugar together. Put cooled sweet potatoes in a deep baking dish, add dry ingredient mixture and stir to coat. Pour liquid over sweet potatoes and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.


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