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Grilled Thanksgiving – Grilled Yam Mash

Grilled Thanksgiving – Grilled Yam Mash

Come gather around the flame to cook these decadent yams, mashed with maple syrup, apple cider and spices, and layered with candied pecans & mini marshmallows. Get 10% off Arteflame Grills & Accessories with code Lindsay10!

What you’ll need –

  • 2 sweet potatoes/yams – peeled and sliced into 1/2 rounds
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • pinch sea salt & pinch ground cloves
  • Large cast iron skillet

Let’s get cooking’ –

  • Toss yam slices with olive oil and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Place yam slices on a medium-hot part of the grill.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt and flip when starting to brown.
  • Place the cast iron skillet on grill, and place 3/4 of the stick of butter in skillet to melt.
  • Remove yams when cooked.
  • Rough chop yams and place in skillet with butter
  • Pour in 1 tablespoon brown sugar, apple cider, and pinch of ground cloves.
  • Mash yams with a fork and cook until the liquid is absorbed.
  • Place pecans on grill with 2 tablespoons brown sugar and the rest of the butter – flip often until browned being careful they do not burn.
  • Crumble pecans and sprinkle marshmallows over yams in skillet and remove from grill.
  • Keep warm in a 200 degree oven, covered, for up to 2 hours.

Here are the rest of my Grilled Thanksgiving Recipes: