Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Heather Stepniewski

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@hjstep

Delicious side dish to accompany your holiday meal. Roasting the sweet potatoes caramelizes the natural sugars and makes it extra sweet without adding sugar. The orange zest just takes it to the next level.

Rating:
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Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 large
sweet potatoes
1 Tbsp
salt
2 Tbsp
oil
1 stick
butter
1 large
navel orange

How to Make Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • 2Wash sweet potatoes
    Cut sweet potatoes in half length wise
    Lay sweet potatoes on rimmed baking sheet
  • 3Drizzle oil over sweet potatoes
    Sprinkle salt over sweet potatoes
    Rub sweet potatoes all over with oil and salt
  • 4Lay sweet potatoes flesh side down on baking sheet
    Roast in preheated oven 30-45 min. til tender
  • 5Remove from oven and let cool until you can handle them
    Remove skin from sweet potatoes
    Place sweet potatoes in bowl
    Add stick of butter
    Add all of zest from one orange
    Squeeze juice from same orange into bowl
    Mash sweet potatoes
    Add salt to taste.

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About Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American