Camote Bake Sweet Potatoes

sliced baked sweet potatoes
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  • 70 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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.​

What You'll Need

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

How 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.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 378
Total Fat 23 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Sodium 24 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)