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YummyYam Fries!

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Do you like french fries? Then you'll LOVE yam fries, a spicy alternative to french fries served on a platter with mustard. In my opinion, they're tastier than traditional fries and they're healthier because they are baked, not fried.

Note: Be sure to use yams, not sweet potatoes. Yams resemble sweet potatoes, but are bright orange inside.


4 yams
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper


In a bowl, combine oil, salt, pepper, curry and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

Cut yams into 1/4 in. strips. Stir into oil and spice mixture until evenly coated.

spread yams on a cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes, or until tender. Serve hot!

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