Sweet and White Potatoes with Cilantro Cream

Enjoy these herbed potatoes topped with sour cream – a hearty casserole dinner!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

4
medium baking potatoes (1 1/2 pounds)
4
medium sweet potatoes or yams (1 1/2 pounds)
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1
teaspoon salt
1
container (8 ounces) sour cream
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1
tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
small green chili, seeded and finely chopped (1 tablespoon)

  • 1 Heat oven to 400º. Grease rectangular baking dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches.
  • 2 Peel baking potatoes and sweet potatoes; cut into 1/4-inch slices. Spread potatoes in baking dish. Drizzle with margarine, and sprinkle with salt; stir to coat.
  • 3 Cover and bake about 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 4 Mix remaining ingredients. Spoon sour cream mixture over potatoes. Bake uncovered 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

Handle hot chilies with care and be sure to wash your hands thoroughly after chopping. A jalapeño chili is a good choice for this recipe. If fresh chilies are not available, use a four-ounce can of green chilies, drained, for the fresh green chili.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
235
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.