Smokin’ Lime and Honey Yams

Yams and potatoes come together in this sweet and spicy citrus flavored side dish.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 10

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    200%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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