Grilled Yams with Greens

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Grilled Yams with Greens

Grilled Yams with Greens
2 lbs. jewel (or garnet) yams
3½ tbsp. extra virgin olive oil divided
Salt and pepper to taste
3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
Freshly ground salt and pepper to taste
1/2 of a 5- oz. bag Ready Pac Baby Arugula
1/2 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pistachio nuts

Prep time: 15 minutes, Cook time: about 10 minutes

Peel yams and slice 1/2-inch thick. Place in a large bowl and toss with 1/2 tbsp. oil, salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender and lightly charred; remove from grill. Whisk together remaining oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add yams and toss lightly. Add arugula, cherries and pistachios to bowl and toss again.

Makes 6 to 8 servings. 

Nutritional Information:
Nutrition per serving (172 g, based on 7): 290 calories, 4 g protein, 12 g total fat (1.5 g sat., 0 g trans), 44 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 6 points


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