Sweet Potato with Lime


4 sweet potatoes, scrubbed

1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)

juice of 2 limes

3-4 cilantro leaves (optional)

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. 
  2. Bake washed sweet potatoes whole with skins until tender, about 45 minutes to 1 hour. 
  3. When potatoes are tender, cut in half and scoop the flesh into a serving bowl. Season with salt (if desired) and mix.
  4. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the top and garnish with 3 or 4 cilantro leaves if desired.
  • A good source of vitamins A and C.
Nutrition Facts: 

Serving size: 1/2 cup (with salt)

Calories: 110

Fruits and Vegetables: 1/2 cup

Fat: 0 g

Fiber: 4 g

Sodium: 190 mg


This material was developed by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program.

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