Yam and Lima Bean Platter
|Yams||1 Pound (3 pieces)|
|Frozen lima beans||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), frozen|
|Dried basil||1 Pinch|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1 Pinch|
Feel yams and slice 1/4 inch (5 mm) tlhick.
Overlap slices in single row around edge of microwave-safe din-ner plate.
Place lima beans in centre and sprinkle with basil.
Cover with plastic wrap, turning back 1 corner to vent.
Micro-cook at high for 3 minutes.
Stir beans; re-cover and micro-cook at high for 3 to 5 minutes or until yams are tender and beans are hot and cooked.
In 1-cup (250 mL) measuring cup, micro-cook butter at high until melted.
Stir in lemon juice and salt; drizzle over vegetables.
Sprinkle yams with ginger.
Let stand, tightly covered, for 5 minutes.
Calories 255 Calories from Fat 59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7 g10.4%
Saturated Fat 4 g20.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 16.1 mg5.4%
Sodium 112.7 mg4.7%
Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%
Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.4%
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 6 g11.6%
Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 56.1%
Calcium 4.5% Iron 14%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet