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Yam & Cumin Dip

Serve with: Toasted pita bread

Health DECEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Makes: 2 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp)
  • Cook time: 1 Hour
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 garnet yams (about 8 oz each)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, plus more for garnish, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

1. Heat oven to 400° F. Roast yams until soft (1 hour, or microwave until soft, 10 minutes).

2. Scrape out flesh; discard the skin. Purée flesh in a food processor with 2 1/2 TBSP olive oil, warm water, grated cheese, ginger, cumin, salt, and pepper.

3. To serve: Drizzle with remaining olive oil and garnish with sea salt.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 41
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 47mg
  • Calcium: 10mg
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