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bonnie's pepper jack sweet potatoes

Recipe by
BonniE !
Cottonwood, CA

This family recipe is a twist on an old favorite and it is sure to please all your guests. Serve this unique dish for the holidays and add something new to your dinner table. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if your guests ask you for the recipe. Enjoy!

yield 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bonnie's pepper jack sweet potatoes

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • about 1/3 cup of milk, add gradually, just enough to mash
  • 1 eight ounce brick of pepper jack cheese, hand grated
  • 1 level teaspoon cumin
  • kosher salt to taste
  • coarse ground black pepper
  • dollop of sour cream
  • lime wedges for garnish

How To Make bonnie's pepper jack sweet potatoes

  • 1
    Wash and peel the potatoes.
  • 2
    Cover with about an inch of water, and add a teaspoon of salt. Bring the potatoes to a boil over medium heat. Cover and lower the heat and cook until tender. Don't overcook. Drain well.
  • 3
    Mash with a hand mixer. Add the cumin, salt and pepper to taste. Start adding the milk and whip until smooth.
  • 4
    Add the Pepper Jack Cheese and stir it into the whipped potatoes until the cheese is melted and well mixed.
  • 5
    To Serve, put mashed potatoes in a bowl and ask guests to add a dollop of sour cream and squeeze a lime wedge over each serving. Enjoy!