Photo: Travis Rathbone
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
1 Hour
Yield
Makes: 2 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp)

Serve with: Toasted pita bread

Don’t mistake a sweet potato for a yam. We promise, there is a difference, and you’d taste it in this recipe.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat oven to 400° F. Roast yams until soft (1 hour, or microwave until soft, 10 minutes).

Step 2

Scrape out flesh; discard the skin. Purée flesh in a food processor with 2 1/2 TBSP olive oil, warm water, grated cheese, ginger, cumin, salt, and pepper.

Step 3

To serve: Drizzle with remaining olive oil and garnish with sea salt.

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