Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Sweet Potato and Beans in Sweet Chili

Steamed sweet potato and beans with a hint of chili.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: September 11, 2012

Suggestions: This recipe is best made just before serving. Not suitable for freezing.

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x approx. 5 oz servings

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

    285.71 g sweet potato (yam)
    285.71 g fresh green beans
    1 Tbsp honey
    1 1/2 tsp sweet chili sauce
    1 tsp grated fresh ginger
    42.86 g light buttery spread (about 3 Tbsp)

Directions:

    Cut potato in half lengthways, cut into half-inch slices, cut beans into 2-inch lengths. Steam or boil vegetables until just cooked (approx 10 minutes).

    Combine honey, sauce, ginger, and buttery spread in small saucepan. Place on low heat and simmer until buttery spread is melted. Mix well.

    Pour mixture over vegetables and mix gently until combined. Serve hot.

Microwave Directions:

    Cut potato in half lengthways, cut into half-inch slices, cut beans into 2-inch lengths.

    Place potato in bowl with water. Cover and cook on HIGH 3 minutes. Add beans, cover and cook on HIGH 6 minutes. Let stand for 3 minutes.

    Combine honey, sauce, ginger, and buttery spread in bowl; cover and cook on HIGH 40 seconds or until buttery spread is melted. Mix well. Pour mixture over vegetables and mix gently until combined.

Variations:

    Serve as a side dish with Fish Cutlets in Herb Tomato Coulis (see recipe link).

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:137 cals
Kilojoules:572 kJ
Fat:4.0 g
Carbohydrates:24.2 g
Protein:2.5 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:133 mg
Saturated Fat:1.1 g
Fiber:4.7 g
Calcium:49.0 mg
Total Sugars:8.4 g

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