Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Jennifer H

By
@Kinepeli

I wanted to try something different with the sweet potatoes - something easy to do on a weeknight - and this is it! Very easy to put together and even more excellent when paired with the Chicken with Smoked Paprika and Bourbon I made up to go along with it!

Adapted from Simply Recipes.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
garnet sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
4 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
bourbon or whiskey (i used pendleton)
2 Tbsp
brown sugar, more or less to taste
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare sweet potatoes and place them in a deep pot. Fill with water to cover, toss in a bit of salt and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Boil until tender, 15-20 minutes.
2
Remove from heat and drain water from potatoes. In the same pot, add butter and bourbon. On the counter, cover the pot for 5 minutes to let the butter melt.
3
Remove cover and add brown sugar. Use a potato masher to incorporate ingredients and to mash potatoes. Add vanilla and continue to mash until desired consistency.
4
Adjust to taste with more bourbon, butter or brown sugar. Drool. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy