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camotes con leche in a white bowl

Camote con Leche

Camote con leche is a delicious and easy Mexican dish of sweet potatoes

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword camote con leche, mexican sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes with milk
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 308 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 2 sweet potatoes scrubbed clean and sliced
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • milk to taste


  1. Put the sliced sweet potatoes in a pot. Then add the sugar, cinnamon stick and water to the pot.

  2. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce heat to medium and cover.

  3. Let it cook for 20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender.

  4. Serve the sweet potatoes in bowls with some of the liquid and add a splash of milk.

  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Camote con Leche
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 95mg4%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 58g64%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 16034IU321%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.