Elaine's Pineapple Yams

Elaine's Pineapple Yams Recipe

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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

How to Make Elaine's Pineapple Yams

Step-by-Step

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

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About Elaine's Pineapple Yams

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