Yams with lime

Yams are plentiful in winter months and are delicious served with this tangy lime sauce.

Yams with lime


Serves 4

400g yams, halved lengthwise
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp canola oil
1 tsp grated lime rind
2 Tbsp lime juice
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp finely chopped herbs e.g. Italian parsley, coriander


Place yams, sugar, oil, lime rind and juice, and pepper in a microwave dish.
Mix, cover and cook on high power for 4-6 minutes or until yams are tender.
Stir once during cooking.
Before serving mix herbs through the yams.

Tip: Try this sauce on vegetables such as parsnips, carrots, swedes, kūmara, turnips or pumpkin.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 403kj
Protein 1.4g
Total fat 3.4g
- saturated fat 0.4g
Carbohydrates 14.4g
- sugars 3.3g
Fibre 1.1g
Sodium 4mg

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