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The Simple Skillet | Yams with Pecans and Brown Sugar

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Yams with Pecans and Brown Sugar


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

These are a simple and delicious way to prepare yams. Kids as well as adults will enjoy these.

Ingredients

3 pounds yams or sweet potatoes

3 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1/3 cup nuts, pecans, chopped

Preparation

Peel yams and cut in half lengthwise. Slice into 1 inch thick slices. Place yams in a large skillet and cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat and cook for 5 to 10 minutes until fork tender. Drain water. Place butter, brown sugar and pecans in a microwave safe bowl. Cook for 1 minute on high. Spoon sugar mixture over yams and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes.

Nutrition

Per Serving About: 260 calories, 10 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 3 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 5 g dietary fiber, 135 mg sodium


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