Pineapple Yam Bake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings3
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Yams1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and sliced 1-inch thick (3 Medium Pieces)
 Yams1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and sliced 1 inch thick (3 Medium Size)
 Crushed pineapple in juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), drained
 Pure maple syrup4 Tablespoon (3 Tablespoons + 1 Tablespoon)
 Maple syrup4 Tablespoon (3 Tablespoons Plus 1 Tablespoon)
 Egg whites2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 347 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.46 g0.71%

Saturated Fat 0.09 g0.46%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 56.8 mg2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 81 g27%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.2%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 6 g11.7%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C 68.2%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Farhenheit.

MAKING
2. In a heavy bottom pan or casserole, bring water to boil and add yams. Allow yam to cook for 25-30 minutes till soft and tender.
3. Drain excess water and mash the yam into a smooth consistency.
4. Add the crushed and drained pineappe as well as 3 tablespoons of maple syrup to the mashed yam. Mix and incorporate well.
5. Add the Pineapple-yam mixture to a non-stick baking square (8 inches) or a round cake pan (9 inch diameter).
6. In a medium bowl, using s handheld electric whisk, beat the egg whites into soft peaks. Add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup and beat until still.
7. Using a spatula, evenly spread the egg white-maple mixture on top of the yam mixture until a golden coat is formed on top.
8. Bake in the oven at 400 Degrees Farenheit for 8-10 minuites.

SERVING
9. Serve as a tea time dessert over a hot pot of tea or coffee
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