This dish is creamy orange bliss. Often confused with sweet potatoes, yams contain more natural sugar and have a higher moisture content. When buying yams, select smaller ones (they’re sweeter) and ones that are unwrinkled with few blemishes. If you can’t find yams, you can substitute sweet potatoes.
- 1Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly oil a baking dish or roasting pan.
- 2In a large bowl, combine the yams, maple syrup, olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. Toss well.
- 3Transfer yams to the prepared pan and roast for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until slightly crisp on the edges.
- 4Remove from the oven. In a food processor, combine the yams with the warmed coconut milk. Purée, adding more coconut milk for your desired consistency, and transfer to a serving dish.
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