Yams or Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple and Nuts

Recipe by Ducky
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 25
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 5
    lbs yams (or sweet potatoes)
  • 2
    (20 ounce) cans crushed pineapple, in its juice
  • 1 -2
    cup walnuts or 1 -2 cup pecans (whole, halved, or slightly chopped)

DIRECTIONS

  • Peel yams and cut into thirds or quarters.
  • Place into boiling water and cook until soft, approximately 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain water and mash yams.
  • Add 1 can of crushed pineapple and mix well.
  • Continue adding crushed pineapple until mixture is quite moist.
  • Add nut pieces.
  • Note: Depending on the consistency, you may want to add a smaller can of crushed pineapple or pineapple juice instead of or in addition to the second can mentioned above.