Thursday, April 2, 2009

Roasted Yams

  • 3 large yams-fresh (or sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 C pecan halves
  • 1/2 C dried cranberries
  • butter flavored non-stick spray
  1. Set oven temp to broil.
  2. Remove skin and cut yams into approximately 1 inch squares. Mix yams, pecans and cranberries in a large bowl. Spray lightly with non-stick butter flavored spray and mix until yams are lightly coated.
  3. Spread mixture into a large cake pan. Place in oven on the second rack below burner. Roast approximately 8 minutes, toss to cook evenly and roast for approximately 5-8 minutes more. Serve immediately.
Makes approximately 7, 1 C servings:
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 156.6
Total Fat: 6.6 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Sodium: 5.6 mg
Total Carbs: 24.2 g
Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
Protein: 1.8 g

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