Yam Home Fries



Serving size

about one cup
45 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied but does not make very good leftovers.

Yam Home Fries


2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter
1 Large Shallots, raw (diced)
16 ounce Yam, raw (diced)
1/4 tsp. Salt
1 to taste Black pepper
1/4 tsp., leaves Dried thyme
1/4 tsp., leaves Dried oregano


Place a large skillet in the oven and preheat oven to 325°F.

When the pan is hot, add the butter, shallot, and yams. Return the pan to the oven and cook for about ten minutes.

Stir the yams and continue to roast in the oven stirring every 8 - 10 minutes. It will take about 30 minutes until the yams begin to soften.

Add the salt pepper, thyme ,and oregano and stir. Cook for another 5 - 8 minutes until the yams are slightly crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

Yams make a great alternative to potatoes. They have pretty much the same texture but so much more character. Dishes like this will make your main course or breakfast shine. And, best of all, they’re really great for you.

"To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day."

W. Somerset Maugham, Author