Camotes al Horno (Baked Yams)

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A traditional dish from Puebla, Mexico, Camotes al Horno has the sweet simplicity of baked yams with butter, honey and sugar. Serve as a sweet treat on their own, or try them in combination with savory meat dishes for an interesting mix of flavors.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 small yams

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 6 teaspoons honey

  • 3 teaspoons white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

  2. Place yams in a large pot of lightly salted, boiling water and cook for about 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain.

  3. Arrange the yams in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Cut a slit down the middle of each one and dab 1 tablespoon of butter in each.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until golden. Spoon 1 teaspoon honey into each yam, sprinkle each with sugar and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

546 Calories
12g Fat
106g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 546
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 106g 38%
Dietary Fiber 14g 51%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 60mg 300%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 2863mg 61%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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