Nat’s Favourite Speedy Mash

Mash in a Ramekin

Nat’s Favourite Speedy Mash

Prep Time: 10 Mins Cooking Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 25 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 large yams (can be substantially larger and darker than the tubers labeled sweet potatoes, but are often labeled as such! )
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (or more to taste)
  • sea salt and cracked pepper

Directions:

  1. Peel and chop yams into 1 inch dice. Place diced yams in a microwave safe bowl and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Microwave for 12 – 15 minutes, or until soft when pieced with a fork.Uncover plastic wrap from bowl and add coconut oil, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of salt, and a grind or two of pepper from a mill if you have one laying about. If you don’t, just add a small pinch of the ground stuff! Mash well until only a few chunks are left behind and ingredients are well combined.Taste to adjust seasonings, adding additional lemon juice and ½ teaspoon of salt at a time. Remember, go easy on the pepper.Enjoy! (Leftovers will keep well for several days, refrigerated, in a air-tight container.)

Nat’s Favourite Speedy Mash

Prep Time: 10 Mins Cooking Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 25 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 large yams (can be substantially larger and darker than the tubers labeled sweet potatoes, but are often labeled as such! )
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (or more to taste)
  • sea salt and cracked pepper

Directions:

  1. Peel and chop yams into 1 inch dice. Place diced yams in a microwave safe bowl and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Microwave for 12 – 15 minutes, or until soft when pieced with a fork.Uncover plastic wrap from bowl and add coconut oil, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of salt, and a grind or two of pepper from a mill if you have one laying about. If you don’t, just add a small pinch of the ground stuff! Mash well until only a few chunks are left behind and ingredients are well combined.Taste to adjust seasonings, adding additional lemon juice and ½ teaspoon of salt at a time. Remember, go easy on the pepper.Enjoy! (Leftovers will keep well for several days, refrigerated, in a air-tight container.)

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Natalie Wright is a blonde, english, 20-something that has the pleasure of blogging with the Cardinal family. Her column is "Food for Thought" and discusses the effects of food and supplementation on cognitive ability. When not blogging on Elevenses, Natalie can often be found ranting about digital marketing on Google+ and twitter.

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