Recipe by Linda
"This sweet, spicy side dish is an excellent way to dress up ham or pork chops."
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1 1/2 cups
peeled, cored and sliced apples
This is a delicious recipe. I played with it a bit, because when I hear mace, I think of the stuff you spray in someone's eyes to avoid being mugged. (Hey, I live in New York City.) I used half nutmeg and half cinnamon instead. I also used green apples and grated them first, people liked that better. And the green apples make it a bit tart, while sweet at the same time. Yum.
Maybe I'm just not a fan of sweet potatoes, but I'll never make this dish again. Maybe it's my fault because the ingridents listed are very basic which is how I would describe this recipie, just yams & apples, nothing special in my opinion. Now I know, moving on!
I searched for a recipe to match what my grandmother "used to make" when my dad was a kid, and I think this is it! I highly recommend using mace for this - it's much spicier than a cinnamon/nutmeg combination and really creates the flavor. I parboiled the apple slices in about an inch of water to soften them up a bit since the potatoes were already cooked. My last try resulted in soft potatoes and solid apples, so that did the trick! Thanks, Linda!
Yum! I served this for Christmas dinner with baked ham, cornbread dressing, Sesame Green Beans and salad. It was wonderful! I took advice from other's who reviewed this recipe and used 1/2 tsp. nutmeg and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon in place of the mace and shredded the apples (Granny Smiths). I also covered with foil during the first 45 minutes of baking, then uncovered for 15 min. to brown slightly.
Very good!! Followed a couple of recommendations from other reviewers (nutmeg and cinnamon instead of mace, and green apples - chopped). Also used an 'apple-crisp' like topping (1/2 cup each: brown sugar, flour, butter, pecans - for 9x13) which really put it over the top!! Several non-sweet potatoes eaters raved and asked for the recipe at my office luncheon.
This is a very interesting dish. Could either be a side or a desert. I parboiled my apples like another reviewer did. This was very, very good.
Three of us for dinner almost devovered it all.
I made this for Thanksgiving and it was excellent! I made it just the way the recipe calls with the exception of using pumpkin pie spice in place of mace as I didnt' have any. Even my twin 3 year old boys loved it.
I make this dish every year around the holidays and it is a big hit! Even my family members who really don't like sweet potatoes love it! I don't make it with mace either. I use cinnamon and nutmeg with Granny Smith Apples.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Apples
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 54
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