Gingered Yams
Ming Tsai, Food Network

(sweet potatoes )

Gingered Yams
Gingered Yams

Yield: 4 servings


1 ½ C heavy cream
2 Tbsp minced ginger
4 medium sized yams, peeled and quartered
6 garlic cloves, peeled
2 to 4 ounces of butter
Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Place cream and ginger in saucepan and on low heat, reduce the cream to 1 cup.
  2. In another saucepan, place yams and garlic and completely cover with cold water. Place on stove at medium heat and slowly boil. Cook about 20 to 30 minutes or until yams can be pierced with a paring knife then easily fall off of the knife.
  3. Strain well and place in food processor. Puree and add cream, butter, salt and pepper.
  4. Check for seasoning. Keep warm for serving.