Sweet Potatoes with Orange-Thyme Butter

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Ready in under 15 minutes, this satisfying sweet potatoes recipe will hit the spot! The orange and thyme add plenty of flavor to this easy weeknight side dish.

 

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 sweet potato and 2 1/4 teaspoons butter)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 145
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 3.6 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2.2 g
Carbohydrate 21.8 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Calcium 44 mg

Ingredients

4 (6-ounce) sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons butter, softened
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation

1. Scrub potatoes and place in a medium bowl (do not pierce potatoes with a fork). Cover bowl with plastic wrap (do not allow plastic wrap to touch food); vent. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes or until done.

2. While potatoes cook, combine butter and remaining 4 ingredients in a small bowl.

3. Cut each potato lengthwise; fluff with a fork. Top each potato evenly with butter mixture.

Note:

Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast

April 2009
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