Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Heather Stepniewski

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@hjstep

Delicious side dish to accompany your holiday meal. Roasting the sweet potatoes caramelizes the natural sugars and makes it extra sweet without adding sugar. The orange zest just takes it to the next level.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 large
sweet potatoes
1 Tbsp
salt
2 Tbsp
oil
1 stick
butter
1 large
navel orange

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2
Wash sweet potatoes
Cut sweet potatoes in half length wise
Lay sweet potatoes on rimmed baking sheet
3
Drizzle oil over sweet potatoes
Sprinkle salt over sweet potatoes
Rub sweet potatoes all over with oil and salt
4
Lay sweet potatoes flesh side down on baking sheet
Roast in preheated oven 30-45 min. til tender
5
Remove from oven and let cool until you can handle them
Remove skin from sweet potatoes
Place sweet potatoes in bowl
Add stick of butter
Add all of zest from one orange
Squeeze juice from same orange into bowl
Mash sweet potatoes
Add salt to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American