- Serves: 10 to 12
- Active Time: 20 mins
- Total Time: 1 hr
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Step 1: Preparing the Yams• 6 lb yams
• 3 tbsp maple syrup
• 4 tbsp olive oil
• 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
• 3/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
• 1 tsp sea salt
• 1/2 tsp cinnamon
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.
Step 2: Baking the Yams
To roast the yams, preheat the oven to 350° degrees Fahrenheit. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the yams again and spread them out evenly on the baking sheet. Place into the oven and roast for about 15 minutes.
Step 3: Tossing the Yams
Toss the yams and continue to roast for another 15 to 20 minutes, or until fork tender. Transfer to a serving dish and enjoy.