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Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Kay Kadro
Added: Sunday, September 9, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-4 Tbsp. milk or light cream
4-5 med. sweet potatoes
4 Tbsp. butter, softened
3 Tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Remove milk or cream from fridge and leg stand at room temperature while preparing potatoes. Peel sweet potatoes and cut them in large chunks. Put them in a pan with enough salted water to cover - bring to a boil. Reduce heat and boil, covered about 25 min. or until very tender. Drain and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Add the butter, brown sugar, salt, and spices to the potatoes. Partially mash with hand masher, add 2 tbsp of the milk, mashing a bit more, until blended but still slightly bumpy. Add a little more milk, blend to desired consistency, transfer to a warm dish and serve.

Makes 4-6 servings

 

 

 

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