Baked Batatas and Apples USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

The batata dulce or sweet potato is a root vegetable native to Central and South America, Mexico, and the West Indies. This combination of apples and batatas dulces creates a sweet, savory dish enjoyed by both kids and adults.
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
½ cup provides ¼ cup vegetable and ¼ cup fruit.
SOURCE
Team Nutrition CACFP Multicultural Recipe Project.
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Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 47 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray

Quantity
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray

Ingredients
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray

Quantity
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray

Quantity
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray

Quantity
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray

Quantity
 

  • 3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt, table
  • 2 cups Sweet potatoes, (batatas dulces), fresh, peeled, ½" cubed
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, peeled, cored, ½" cubed (recommend: Braeburn, gala, honey crisp, jonagold, or jonathans)
  • 1 tablespoon Canola oil
  • ¼ cup Orange juice
  • - - Nonstick cooking spray
*See Marketing Guide

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  • Prepare cinnamon-sugar mixture: In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Lightly coat a medium baking dish (about 8" x 8") with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add sweet potatoes (batatas dulces), apples, oil, and orange juice to the cinnamon-sugar mixture and toss.
  • Place the sweet potato (batata dulce) and apple mixture in the baking dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes, or until sweet potatoes (batatas dulces) are tender. Heat to 140 °F for at least 15 seconds.
  • Serve ½ cup.
    Critical Control Point: Hold at 140 °F or higher.

Nutrition INFORMATION

Nutrition Facts
Baked Batatas and Apples USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving (0 ½ cup Baked Batatas and Apples.)
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Sodium 214mg9%
Total Carbohydrates 16g5%
Dietary Fiber 5g21%
Total Sugars 15g17%
Protein 9g18%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 2mg11%
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*Marketing Guide
The CHEF TIPS:

Add ½ cup chopped nuts or 1 tablespoon grated orange rind to the cinnamon-sugar mixture for a crunchy texture or citrus flavor.

Variations

Yams or butternut squash may be substituted for the sweet potatoes.

Canned apple slices may be substituted for fresh apples.

Yield / Volume