Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

1
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.

Rating:
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Comments:
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

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!

About Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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