Sweet potatoes are native to the tropical areas of Mexico and parts of America. They were a large part of the Mayan diet and are now widley used in Mexican Cuisine, especially in the state of Puebla. Try this delicious baked sweet potato dish as your next side dish. *Note- Sweet Potatoes are different than yams. Yams have an orange flesh and a thin, somewhat waxy skin.
- 4 large sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1-2 dashes cinnamon (optional)
Peel sweet potatoes and cut them into approx. 1 inch cubes. Place them in a buttered oven-safe dish, cover and bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees. Then remove and top with the remaining butter, honey and cinnamon. Bake uncovered for an additional 10-15 minutes.