Simple, yet delicious. Humble, yet elegant. If you've never tried baked yams (or sweet potatoes) before, you should. They're a delightful change from the usual veggie. I've never really cared for yams or sweet potatoes, as my mom always served them whipped with marshmallows on top. Nothing wrong with that dish....it just wasn't my style. But this...this I can get behind 100%.
- Wash the yams/sweet potatoes and pat dry with a paper towel.
- Lightly oil the skins of the yams/sweet potatoes with the olive oil.
- Bake at 400 degrees for approximately an hour, or til tender.
- Carefully peel the skins off of the sweet potatoes and serve with butter.