Camotes al Horno (Baked Yams)

Camotes al Horno (Baked Yams)

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"A traditional dish from Puebla, Mexico, Camotes al Horno has the sweet simplicity of baked yams with butter, honey and sugar. Serve as a sweet treat on their own, or try them in combination with savory meat dishes for an interesting mix of flavors."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 546 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 105.8g
  • 34%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 114 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  2. Place yams in a large pot of lightly salted, boiling water and cook for about 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  3. Arrange the yams in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Cut a slit down the middle of each one and dab 1 tablespoon of butter in each.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until golden. Spoon 1 teaspoon honey into each yam, sprinkle each with sugar and serve.
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The honey went so well with the yam! I had one huge yam, so I just slliced it up first and put the butter and honey over the yam in the dish...worked out great! Hard to leave alone!

My family liked this simple recipe. I even simplified it more by cutting the potatoes into scalloped slices after they were boiled, and just drizzling the ingredients over them. I then baked the...

I followed the directions, used a small yam, and still came up with yams that were rock hard. Make sure that the tubers are soft when removed from the water.