Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Bacon And Cilantro Recipe

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Cilantro

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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35 Min
25 Min


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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes