Candied Sweet Potatoes

Course : Potatoes
Serves: 1
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2 medium sweet potatoes -- (medium) cut
1 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar -- (packed)
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoons juice and grated rind from 1 lemon

Preparation / Directions:

In a 1-quart saucepan combine sweet potatoes, water, sugars, 2 Tbsp of the butter; the vanilla and lemon juice and rind. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally; uncover and cook until potatoes are fork tender, about 10 minutes. Add the remaining butter, stirring until completely melted. Cook uncovered until sauce is thick, about 2 minutes more. Makes about 1 Cup.

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