Red Quinoa Coconut Yams

Red Quinoa Coconut Yams

These are the best yams I have ever eaten. I love the quinoa topping. It is a family favorite.

Red Quinoa Coconut Yams
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups mashed, cooked sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup half & half
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
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  • Topping:
  • 2 cups cooked red quinoa
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup whole grain flour
  • ⅓ cup melted butter
  • Pinch of nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Spread evenly in an oven safe baking dish that has been sprayed with non stick cooking spray. Top the potatoes with the quinoa nut topping and bake in a 375 degree oven for 35 minutes.
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  3. Topping:
  4. Melt the butter. Stir in the flour, sugar, nuts, coconut, and nutmeg. Mix together with the cooked red quinoa. Place on top of potatoes.