Play With Your Food: Yam Comfort Bake

Perfect comfort food any time, yams are low fat and absolutely delicious.


| March/April 2005



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Perfect comfort food any time, yams are low fat and absolutely delicious.

Photo By Joe Coca

Yam Comfort Bake
Serves 4 as a side dish

Perfect comfort food any time, yams are low fat and absolutely delicious. To turn this into a satisfying main dish, simply double the recipe and adjust seasonings to taste.

Tools:

Baking pan with lid (cover with aluminum foil if no ovenproof lid is available)
Sauté pan
Measuring spoons

Ingredients:

2 large yams or sweet potatoes, cut into bite-size chunks
olive oil
3 tablespoons tamari, shoyu, or Bragg Liquid Aminos
About 1 teaspoon sea salt
Fresh-ground black pepper, to taste
1/4 teaspoon crushed chili peppers (optional)
1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)
10 to 12 ounces firm tofu, cut into bite-size chunks
5 to 8 garlic cloves, chopped or sliced thin
1 medium yellow onion, diced





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