Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Jennifer H

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@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.

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare 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.
  • 2Remove 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.
  • 3Remove 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.
  • 4Adjust to taste with more bourbon, butter or brown sugar. Drool. Enjoy!

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About Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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




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