Roasted Yam Puree

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Roasted Yam Puree

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Fun entree made with a Bernzomatic torch


6 yams, washed and dried
4 tbsp. butter, softened
½ cup cream
2 cup marshmallows, cut in half
Kosher salt
Fresh ground black pepper
Bernzomatic torch


  1. Place yams on a large uncoated cookie sheet, and using a Bernzomatic torch, toast and char all over, then roast in a 375 degree oven for 40 minutes.
  2. Remove from oven and let cool for 20 minutes.
  3. Peel charred skin from yams and place yam pulp in food processor.
  4. Puree smooth, then place in medium sauce pot. Add butter and cream and heat puree over low to medium heat.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Spoon into heat-proof serving dish, then top with cut marshmallows.
  7. Toast marshmallows with Bernzomatic torch until golden brown.
  8. Serve.

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