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Smokin’ Lime and Honey Yams

Smokin’ Lime and Honey Yams
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 10
Yams and potatoes come together in this sweet and spicy citrus flavored side dish.
Updated June 23, 2014

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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% 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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