foodchickie's Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes
This recipe is very easy to prepare. The steamed sweet potatoes have a great mouth feel and temper the chipotle pepper in a way that makes the dish more savory than spicy. Those of you who love a little heat will love this recipe. This recipe can be increased you suit your needs.
Just a note. Do not be fooled: Chipotles have a Scoville Unit Rating of 15,000 which 5,000 units hotter than your medium-hot Crushed Red.
Please remember to use gloves when cooking with chilies.
- 2 large
- sweet potatoes (washed and peeled)
- 1 1/2 Tbsp
- chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (minced)
- 1 tsp
- adobo sauce (from can)
*Potatoes will be slightly lumpy, you don't want them smooth (unless you like your sweet potatoes that way). Be sure the chipotle is mixed in well as you don't want a mouthful of this pepper.