Yam Casserole with Spiced Pecans

Yam Casserole with Spiced Pecans

Yam Casserole with Spiced Pecans
 
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Yields: 6-8
Ingredients
  • 8 cups yams, chopped into 1 inch pieces and parboiled* for 5 minutes
  • 2 small apples, small diced
  • ⅔ cup coconut butter
  • 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 cup maple syrup (or more, to taste)
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
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  • SPICED PECANS
  • 1 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 pinch - ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
Instructions
  1. Parboil the sweet potatoes by covering them with water, and bringing the water to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes then strain and proceed with the recipe.
  2. Combine ingredients for pecans and toast the nuts in the oven on 325 for 10 minutes, or until just golden brown.
  3. Lightly grease a baking dish with olive oil. Combine all ingredients in a bowl (apart from the pecans) tossing to coat, then place in the baking dish.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes on 325, covered. Uncover dish, turn up the heat to 425 and add pecans over top. Bake for 5-10 minutes more, until pecans are nicely browned but not black.

 

 

 

 

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