Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Heather Stepniewski


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.


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30 Min
1 Hr


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  • 6 large
    sweet potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 stick
  • 1 large
    navel orange

How to Make Roasted Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Wash sweet potatoes
    Cut sweet potatoes in half length wise
    Lay sweet potatoes on rimmed baking sheet
  3. Drizzle oil over sweet potatoes
    Sprinkle salt over sweet potatoes
    Rub sweet potatoes all over with oil and salt
  4. Lay sweet potatoes flesh side down on baking sheet
    Roast in preheated oven 30-45 min. til tender
  5. Remove 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

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