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Smokin’ Lime and Honey Yams

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Yams and potatoes come together in this sweet and spicy citrus flavored side dish.

Celebrate the Season - Thanksgiving Cooking Contest
Ken Kumpe
El Dorado, California

Ingredients

4
medium yams (about 2 lb), peeled, diced
2
medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, diced
1/4
cup unsalted butter
2
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon ground coriander
1/4
teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika
Juice of 1 medium lime (about 2 tablespoons)
1/4
cup Crema (Mexican-style cream) or sour cream
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Steps

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, place yams, potatoes and enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until soft.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, honey, chiles, cumin, coriander and paprika to simmering. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  • 3 Drain yams and potatoes; place in large bowl. Add butter mixture, lime juice, crema, salt and red pepper; mash. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, place yams, potatoes and enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until soft.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, honey, chiles, cumin, coriander and paprika to simmering. Remove from heat; keep warm.
  • 3 Drain yams and potatoes; place in large bowl. Add butter mixture, lime juice, crema, salt and red pepper; mash. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

Make this dish ahead of time—except do not sprinkle with cilantro. Spoon into baking dish; cover and refrigerate. Bake at 350°F for about 20 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
200%
200%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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