Elaine's Pineapple Yams Recipe

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Elaine's Pineapple Yams

Chris L.

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@lolochrissy

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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Hr 40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 can(s)
40 oz. canned princella yams, save juice (other yams are too mushy)
1 can(s)
8 oz. pineapple chunks, save juice
4 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp
each: cinnamon, nutmeg & salt
1/2 c
brown sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt 4 TBS butter in large sauce pan. Add cornstarch and whisk together.
2
Using ALL of the pineapple juice, and some of the yam juice, to make 1 cup of liquid total, add to butter / cornstarch mixture.
3
Whisk to blend.
4
Blend spices with brown sugar (to prevent lumps). Add to roux in pan. Cook until thick and bubbly.
5
Place yams and pineapple in large baking dish.
6
Pour brown sugar sauce over yams. Bake 40 min. at 350 degrees. (Or warm slowly on stove top.)
7
Just before serving, add mini marshmallows on top and carefully bake / broil until golden.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom