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Sweet Potato with Lime and Cilantro

  • Prep 12 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
sweet potatoes, cut into 1” wide pieces
3/4
teaspoon salt
1
green lime (you’ll need 1/4 teaspoon zest and 1 1/2 tablespoons juice)
35
fresh cilantro stems with leaves, washed and chopped (separate the chopped stems from the leaves)
2 1/2
tablespoons oil

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

If you don’t have limes, you can use lemons.

Directions

  • 1 Preheat the oven to 425° F.
  • 2 Mix the chopped sweet potatoes with salt, lime zest, chopped cilantro stems and oil.
  • 3 Put the mix on a baking tray so you can bake it all in one layer. Make sure the sweet potatoes are not overlapping.
  • 4 Bake for 25 minutes or until everything is cooked. Flip after about 12 minutes.
  • 5 Take the sweet potatoes out of the oven and let them rest for a couple of minutes. Mix the lime juice with the chopped cilantro leaves. Mix with the sweet potato and serve.

Try cooking sweet potatoes with cilantro and you’ll be in for a pleasant surprise. Cilantro and lime are a really popular combination in Mexican food, and there’s a reason for that. I think that the taste of lime can bring out the flavor in certain ingredients, and sweet potatoes are not the exception. And cilantro has a fresh flavor and it’s perfect with vegetables. This sweet potato with lime is really easy to make and pairs perfectly as a side dish for burgers, meats, and fish.

Rate and Comment

Silvia Martinez Silvia Martinez
November 10, 2016

Try cooking sweet potatoes with cilantro and you’ll be in for a pleasant surprise. Cilantro and lime are a really popular combination in Mexican food, and there’s a reason for that. I think that the taste of lime can bring out the flavor in certain ingredients, and sweet potatoes are not the exception. And cilantro has a fresh flavor and it’s perfect with vegetables. This sweet potato with lime is really easy to make and pairs perfectly as a side dish for burgers, meats, and fish.