Yam Pie
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Recipe type: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Creole, Fusion
Serves: 1 10" x 7" Casserole Dish
  • 1½ lbs. yam
  • 8 oz. grated cheese
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 pimento, finely diced
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. of each: big leaf thyme, fine leaf thyme, chive, celery, Parsley
  • Water
  1. Wash and boil the yam until tender. Remove the skin and place the yam in a separate bowl. Mash the yam until it is slightly smooth, it is okay to have a little bit of lumps in it.
  2. Add the chopped onion, chopped herbs, paprika, and parsley to the yam. Make the white sauce for the yam. Melt the butter in a sauce pan, add the onion and pimiento.
  3. Mix in the flour and pour the milk. Stir and allow to cook until slightly thicken. Add the grated ¾ of the grated cheese and grated nutmeg. Mix well. Pour into the yam and mix well.
  4. Pour in a greased baking dish. Sprinkle cheese and a little finely chopped parsley over and bake in a preheated oven for about 45 minutes and bake at about 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at https://www.simplytrinicooking.org/yam-pie/