Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Cilantro

Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Bacon And Cilantro

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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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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

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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About Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Cilantro

Course/Dish: Potatoes

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