Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Honey

Looking for a delicious side dish? Then check out this baked sweet potato recipe with a flavorful twist!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

5
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons grated fresh lemon peel
1/2
cup honey
4
lb medium sweet potatoes

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Brush 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with melted butter. To remaining butter, stir in cinnamon, salt, lemon peel and honey; set aside.
  • 2 Peel sweet potatoes; cut into 1-inch chunks. Place in baking dish. Drizzle with half of the honey mixture; stir to evenly coat potatoes.
  • 3 Cover tightly with foil; bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; spoon remaining honey mixture on top. Recover; bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Brush 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with melted butter. To remaining butter, stir in cinnamon, salt, lemon peel and honey; set aside.
  • 2 Peel sweet potatoes; cut into 1-inch chunks. Place in baking dish. Drizzle with half of the honey mixture; stir to evenly coat potatoes.
  • 3 Cover tightly with foil; bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; spoon remaining honey mixture on top. Recover; bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Love garlic? Slip 6 to 8 garlic cloves amongst the potato slices.

For lemon peel, grate just the yellow rind of the lemon, not the bitter white pith, using a fine grater.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
530%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.