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Candied Yams

Candied Yams - Diabetic-Friendly Recipe



  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Cool yams, peel, and slice lengthwise.
  3. Place the yam slices in a covered baking dish. Sprinkle the raisins over the yams.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the brown sugar, sugar substitute, and spices; sprinkle over the yams. Dot with margarine and add water.
  5. Cover the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove the cover, then bake another 15 – 20 minutes.

Note: If you leave out the raisins, it reduces the nutritional information by these amounts: 3.2g carbohydrate; 2.4 g sugars; 12 calories; Fiber 0.2g.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 81
Fat: 3 grams
Sodium: 63 miligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 14 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1 Starch

Source: How to Cook for People with Diabetes. Photo by City Foodsters.