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Nutrition Facts
Roasted Yams with Citrus Dip
Amount per Serving
Calories
499
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
186
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
2639
mg
75
%
Carbohydrates
 
94
g
31
%
Fiber
 
13
g
54
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
Vitamin A
 
659
IU
13
%
Vitamin C
 
57
mg
69
%
Calcium
 
88
mg
9
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Roasted Yams with Citrus Dip

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 large orange yams peeled and cut lengthwise into large wedges *see Recipe notes
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • Zest from half of a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup green onions thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line a sheet pan with foil and spread with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • In a large bowl, toss the yams with honey and remaining olive oil; sprinkle with salt, pepper and chili powder and mix well.
  • Place yams on baking sheet in a single layer and roast until soft and golden brown, about 20 minutes.
  • Flip yams and roast for another 5-10 minutes; if needed, broil the yams to desired level of browning.
  • Combine yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice and paprika in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Serve yams warm with citrus dip and green onions.
Nutrition Benefit: better digestion, better mental clarity, better sleep, body repair, boost immune system, boost self confidence, consistent energy, minimize headaches, promote eye health, reduce inflammation, stress reduction
Category: appetizers/snacks, gluten-free, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly

Notes

*What we in the U.S. refer to as yams are really orange sweet potatoes.