Yam/Sweet Potatoes with Orange-Thyme Butter

Recipe Summary

  • Preparation: Easy
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 MicroBaker Yam/Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 tsp orange rind, grated
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp salt


  • Following MicroBaker yam/sweet potato instructions on the package, place unopened, sealed MicroBaker yam/sweet potato in microwave.  Do not put puncture holes in wrap! Cooking 2 potatoes at a time, cook 12-14 minutes.  Cooking times may vary.  Potatoes may whistle in microwave.  Use caution when removing MicroBaker yams/sweet potatoes from microwave, they will be hot! Pull easy open strip and let cool.
  • While yams/sweet potatoes are cooking, combine butter and remaining 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Put to one side.
  • Cut each yam/sweet potato lengthwise; fluff with a fork. Top each evenly with the butter mixture and serve.

Source: Cooking Light, Fresh Food Fast