Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Cilantro

Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Bacon And Cilantro Recipe

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denise browning


This recipe was developed and tested by me - especially for my Brazilian Christmas class at Central Market Cooking School in San Antonio, Tx. It's a little bit different from the traditional one. I hope y'all enjoy it!!!


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2 lb
sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 to 3/4 c
coconut milk, heated (amount needed varies by brand)
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
1/2 Tbsp
chicken flavor bouillon (powder)
1/8 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/2 c
fully cooked smoked bacon, cut into small pieces and sauteed
salt and peper to taste
1/3 c
fresh cilantro, chopped

How to Make Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Cilantro


  • 1Boil sweet potatoes in a large pot of cold salted water until very tender. Drain. Let stand in colander 2-5 minutes. Purée sweet potatoes with a potato ricer or masher; then, stir in the coconut milk until mixture is homogeneous and creamy.
  • 2Add the garlic and chicken bouillon powder, nutmeg, sauteed bacon, salt and pepper; stir well.
  • 3Before serving, stir the cilantro.

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Course/Dish: Potatoes

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