Thanksgiving Yams

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by ursie639

For me yams are all butter, brown sugar and orange juice. Orange flavor is absolutely incredible with yams!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel, quarter lengthwise and cut potatoes crosswise into 1/4-inch thick slices.
  2. Combine the sweet potatoes, 1/2 t salt, sugar, and water in a large pot.
  3. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until the potatoes fall apart when poked with a fork (45 - 60 minutes).
  4. Off the heat, mash the sweet potatoes in the saucepan with a potato masher or food mill. Stir in the melted butter, half-and-half, orange juice, and orange zest with a wooden spoon until incorporated.
  5. Season with additional orange juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and pepper to taste.

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