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    Yam Balls (West Africa)

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    50 mins

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    Annisette's Note:

    Posted for ZWT 2006. Can be garnished with hard-boiled eggs, if desired. Haven't tried this recipe yet. Cooking/prep times are estimates.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mash cooked yam until smooth.
    2. 2
      In bowl, combine half of the tomatoes and half of the onions. Add cayenne. Fry in 1/4 cup peanut oil.
    3. 3
      Season with thyme and salt, to taste.
    4. 4
      In another bowl, combine fried mixture, remaining onions and tomatoes, and mashed yam. Add eggs and mix well.
    5. 5
      On a pastry board sprinkled with flour, form yam mixture into balls.
    6. 6
      Heat remaining oil and deep-fry yam balls until golden brown. Drain.
    7. 7
      Garnish with hard-boiled eggs.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 22, 2010

      55

      These were really tasty, though I didn't quite fry them well enough and didn't have onions. I'll make them again soon properly, but they were still delicious despite my poor cooking skills.

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    Nutritional Facts for Yam Balls (West Africa)

    Serving Size: 1 (260 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 400.8
     
    Calories from Fat 88
    22%
    Total Fat 9.8 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    10%
    Cholesterol 105.7 mg
    35%
    Sodium 59.1 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 72.0 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 10.6 g
    42%
    Sugars 5.3 g
    21%
    Protein 7.9 g
    15%

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