Maple Link Sweet Potatoes & Apples

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium to large Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Granny Smith or other tart Apples
  • 1 12-ounce package Maple Sausage Links
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup packed Brown Sugar, divided
  • 1/4 tsp ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Butter or Margarine
  • 1 cup Apple Juice

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Cook un-peeled sweet potatoes in 4 quarts of boiling water for 15 minutes.  Drain and cool slightly.  Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into 1/4″ slices.  Peel, core, and cut apples into 1/4″ slices.
  3. Cook sausage in a large skillet until browned.  Drain off any drippings; place links on paper towels.  Cut each sausage link into 3 pieces.
  4. Arrange potatoes, apples, and sausage alternately in buttered 13″ x 9″ baking dish.  Sprinkle with salt, 1/2 cup brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon.  Dot with butter.  Pour apple juice over the top.
  5. Cover and bake 30 minutes.  Remove from oven; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar.  Bake, uncovered, 25 to 30 minutes more until lightly browned and potatoes are tender.