yams with orange butter

4 medium yams
1/2 cup butter
3 teaspoons grated orange peel
3 tablespoons orange juice
3 tablespoons sugar

Boil potatoes until tender, approximately 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350. In saucepan, combine sugar, butter, orange peel, orange juice and salt. Simmer, uncovered, five minutes stirring occasionally. Drain, peel and mash potatoes. Add above mixture mixing well. Turn into 1 quart casserole and bake uncovered 30 minutes. Decorate top with pecans or walnuts. Serves 4-6.

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