Mashed Yam (Cape Verde Islands) Pure De Inhame

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 5
    cups yams, pieces cooked
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1
    tablespoon butter, at room temperature
  • salt, to taste
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten
  • nutmeg, for dusting
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Puree the cooked yam pieces by putting them through a food mill.
  • Gradually add the beaten egg, the butter, and the salt, mixing well to make sure that all the ingredients are blended.
  • Spoon the mashed yam into an ovenproof cassserole, and paint the top with the beaten egg yolk.
  • Place casserole in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Top with a few gratings of nutmeg and serve hot.
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