Camote Bake Sweet Potatoes

sliced baked sweet potatoes
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  • Total: 70 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
378 Calories
23g Fat
46g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 378
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 1g
Calcium 28mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sweet potatoes are native to the tropical areas of Mexico and parts of America. They were a large part of the Mayan diet and are now widely used in Mexican cuisine, especially in the state of Puebla.

Try this delicious baked sweet potato dish as your next side dish.

Note: Sweet potatoes are different than yams. Yams have an orange flesh and a thin, somewhat waxy skin.​

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 to 2 dashes cinnamon (optional)

Steps to Make It

  1. Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them up into approximately 1-inch cubes.

  2. Place them in a buttered oven-safe dish, cover and bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees.

  3. Remove and top the sweet potatoes with the remaining butter, honey and cinnamon. Bake uncovered for an additional 10 to 15 minutes.