To prepare the yams, peel, slice in half then cut into 1-1.5" -inch cubes. Mix the maple syrup, olive oil, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and salt together. You could also add a few pinches of cayenne pepper, if you like. Pour over the yams and toss to evenly coat.
- 6 lb yams
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 3/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tsp sea salt