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Microwave Steamer Bag Sweet Potatoes With Pears, Oranges, and Pe

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 lb sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 2 inches fresh orange rind, strip, julienned, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut up
  • 2 fresh sage leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped pecans


  1. Place sweet potatoes and pears in a microwave steamer bag.
  2. Add orange zest, orange juice, maple syrup, butter, sage, salt, and pepper. Seal bag. Turn upside down a few times to distribute the mixture.
  3. Place in the center of microwave oven and cook 4 and a 1/2 minutes on high. Remove bag and carefully turn upside down 2 or 3 times. Return to microwave and cook for another 4 and a 1/2 minutes.
  4. Wait one minute, open bag and arrange contents on a platter.
  5. Sprinkle pecans on top and, if desired, garnish with additional orange zest. Serve.

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