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


Ingredient Checklist


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

  • 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; proteing; carbohydrates 4g; fiber 1g; cholesterolmg; ironmg; sodium 47mg; calcium 10mg.