Amanda’s Ginger Yam Mash

Grated fresh ginger adds warmth and depth of flavour to classic mashed yams.

Excerpted from The Good Food Book for Families by Brenda Bradshaw and Cheryl Mutch, M.D. Copyright © 2008 by Brenda Bradshaw Cheryl Mutch, M.D.. Excerpted by permission of Random House Canada, a division of Random House of Canada Limited. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

 

Amanda's Ginger Yam Mash
Amanda's Ginger Yam Mash
Servings
4-5servings
Servings
4-5servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place yams in water and cook until tender, approximately 20 minutes. Drain yams and set aside.
  2. Using same pot, melt margarine over medium-low heat. Add ginger and cook until softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Return yams to pan, add olive oil and mash until soft. Mix thoroughly, add salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle with fresh cilantro (if using) to serve.