Serve with: Toasted pita breadDon’t mistake a sweet potato for a yam. We promise, there is a difference, and you’d taste it in this recipe.

Sarah Copeland

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Travis Rathbone

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Yield:
Makes: 2 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

41 calories; fat 2.7g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 1.9g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 0g; carbohydrates 4g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 0mg; sodium 47mg; calcium 10mg.
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