Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These are so good I could eat them with every meal. I really enjoy sweet potatoes, and they are very good for you.

Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

4 Servings

Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These are so good I could eat them with every meal. I really enjoy sweet potatoes, and they are very good for you.

Ingredients:

  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream or half and half
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Peel and cut up sweet potatoes in large chunks.
  2. Place in pot and fill with enough water to cover the potatoes.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons maple syrup and stir.
  4. Heat to boiling and cook for 20 minutes or until tender.
  5. While the potatoes are boiling, melt the butter, brown sugar, remaining 2 tablespoons maple syrup, cream, vanilla and salt in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  6. Bring to boil and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring regularly, until it thickens a little, set aside.
  7. Once the potatoes are tender, drain all the liquid and return them to the pot.
  8. Mash with a potato masher.
  9. Slowly pour in the sugar mixture, a little at a time and stir/mash after each addition.
  10. Drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle with nutmeg.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/06/22/maple-mashed-sweet-potatoes/

Recipe adapted slightly from Cassie Craves

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