Gingered Yams

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dojemi

"These creamy potatoes, fragrant with ginger and garlic, are a perfect way to give a special twist to your Thanksgiving table." Recipe courtesy of

Top Review by Chef RZ Fan

I made this as part of our Easter Dinner and it was a big hit. It is a keeper. Thank you for sharing it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of the butter and swirl to coat the bottom of the pan.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and sauté, stirring occasionally until the garlic is brown, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the cream and reduce by one-third over low heat, about 10 minutes.
  5. Keep warm.
  6. Meanwhile, combine the yams in a large saucepan with enough water to cover them completely.
  7. Bring to the boil over high heat and cook until the yams can be pierced easily with the tip of a knife, 20 to 30 minutes.
  8. Drain and transfer to a food processor.
  9. Add the cream and process until well blended. Add the remaining butter, season with salt and pepper, and puree until smooth.
  10. Transfer the potatoes to a bowl, correct the seasonings, and serve.

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