Roasted Yams with Maple Syrup

Roasted Yams With Maple Syrup Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

Although the terms yam and sweet potato are often used interchangeably, they belong to different plant species. A true yam is a tropical-vine tuber found in South and Central America, the West Indies and parts of Asia and Africa. The sweet potato, a large, edible root that is a member of the morning glory family, is native to tropical areas of the Americas. Either may be used in this dish. If desired, garnish the roasted yams with finely slivered parsley.

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/3 c
    maple syrup
  • 4 lb
    yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 c
    slivered almonds, toasted

How to Make Roasted Yams with Maple Syrup

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat an oven to 350°F.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the butter, brown sugar and maple syrup and heat until the butter has melted, 2 to 3 minutes. In a large bowl, combine the yams, the butter mixture, salt and pepper and toss to coat evenly.
  3. Transfer to a baking dish and roast, stirring every 15 minutes, until the yams are tender and caramelized, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Sprinkle with the almonds and serve immediately.

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About Roasted Yams with Maple Syrup

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Latin American




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