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mashed sweet potatoes with bacon and cilantro

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a recipe by
Denise Browning
San Antonio, TX

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!!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 35 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For mashed sweet potatoes with bacon and cilantro

  • 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

  • 1
    Boil 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.
  • 2
    Add the garlic and chicken bouillon powder, nutmeg, sauteed bacon, salt and pepper; stir well.
  • 3
    Before serving, stir the cilantro.

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