Glazed Yams With Cinnamon and Nutmeg

Glazed Yams With Cinnamon and Nutmeg

By making a few substitutions to this classic fall side dish, we’ve made it healthier without sacrificing flavor!

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Glazed Yams With Cinnamon and Nutmeg

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 12 servings, 2/3 cup each
Calories 138 kcal
Author BODi


  • lbs. medium yams, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
  • 1 tsp. sea salt, divided use
  • 2 tsp. grated orange peel
  • 2 Tbsp. 100% orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. raw honey (or maple syrup)
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Arrange yams in 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Season evenly with ¼ tsp. salt. Set aside.

  3. Combine orange peel, orange juice, lemon juice, butter, and honey in a small bowl; whisk to blend.

  4. Pour orange juice mixture over yams; toss to coat.

  5. Sprinkle evenly with remaining ¾ tsp. salt, pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

  6. Bake yams, stirring occasionally, for 50 to 60 minutes, or until fork-tender.

Nutrition Facts
Glazed Yams With Cinnamon and Nutmeg
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 198mg9%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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