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Smashed Spiced Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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This recipe for Smashed Spiced Sweet Potatoes, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Monday, November 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 pounds sweet potatoes (4-5 large)
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground (see Tip)
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Pierce each sweet potato in several places with a fork. Place directly on the oven rack and roast until soft, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Transfer to a cutting board; let stand until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes. Slip off the skins and cut the sweet potatoes into 1-inch slices; transfer to a large bowl. Add butter. Smash the sweet potatoes with a potato masher or fork until fluffy but some lumps remain. Add maple syrup, chili powder, ground cumin, ginger, salt and pepper; stir to combine.

Toast cumin seeds in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool. Grind in a spice mill or blender into a fine powder.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I got this recipe from www.foodnetwork.com/recipes

Nutrition Facts
Nutritional AnalysisPer serving Calories113 Carbohydrate Servings1 1/2 Carbohydrates22 g Protein2 g Fat2 g Saturated Fat1 g Cholesterol5 g Monounsaturated Fat1 g Dietary Fiber3 g Sodium243 mg Potassium468 mg Exchanges1.5 starch | Nutrition BonusVitamin A (360% daily value), Vitamin C (30% dv

 

 

 

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