Guyana Yam Pie


1 lb yams
12 oz cabbage
2˝ oz butter or margarine
2˝ oz onions, grated
1 egg (set aside some white for brushing)
4 oz cheese, grated
parsley or tomatoes to garnish


Cut up cabbage very finely, sauté in butter with onions, season to taste, and set aside. Peel and boil yams until very soft, crush while hot in a large bowl with fork. Add egg and beat with a wooden spoon until it becomes white and creamy then set aside. Line a well-buttered pie dish with some of the yam mixture then put alternate layers of cabbage and cheese. Cover with remaining yam and brush top with egg white. Cook at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-15 minutes until golden brown. Garnish with parsley or halved tomatoes. Serves 12-16