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Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathy Schew
Added: Friday, May 16, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Put the potatoes in a large saucepan and add enough water to cover. Add 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to medium and cook until fork-tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and transfer to a bowl.

Mash the potatoes with a fork, then add 3 tablespoons of the butter, the cream, vanilla, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and the pepper. Mix well, cover to keep warm, and set aside

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Yummy alternative to sweet potatoes with marshmallows... great for the diabetics in the family and the hint of vanilla is a wonderful change.

 

 

 

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