Monday, December 12, 2011

Avocado Stuffed Yams

By: SQUEAKYLYNN, posted in All (Source)

Original Recipe Yield 4 servings
  • 4 (8 ounce) yams
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place yams on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake yams for 40 minutes, or until tender, turning occasionally. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together the red pepper, avocado, cilantro, olive oil, green onions, cumin and lime juice.
  4. Cut yams in half lengthwise, and fluff the centers with a fork. Top with the avocado stuffing. Season with salt and pepper, and top with shredded Cheddar cheese.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving Calories: 703 | Total Fat: 40.2g | Cholesterol: 36mg
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