Gingered Yams Recipe

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Summary

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Ingredients

 Yams2 Pound, peeled and cut into 2 inch cubes
 Thin ginger slices2 , crushed
 Fresh orange juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped crystallized ginger2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1438 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.4%

Saturated Fat 0.34 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 489.8 mg20.4%

Total Carbohydrates 346 g115.4%

Dietary Fiber 37.5 g150.1%

Sugars 92.3 g

Protein 14 g28.4%

Vitamin A 26.1% Vitamin C 311%

Calcium 22.9% Iron 62.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Place yams and ginger slices in a large pot with water to cover.
Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until the yams are tender, about 30 minutes.
Drain; discard the ginger.
Place the hot yams, orange juice, and sugar in a food processor and process just until smooth. (Or mash the hot yams with a potato masher until only fine lumps remain, then add the orange juice and sugar and continue mashing until smooth.) Remove to a serving bowl, stir in the crystallized ginger, and add salt to taste.
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