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Smashed Spiced Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robin Dickerson
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 lb. sweet potatoes (4-5 large)
2 tsp. butter
2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
1 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin seeds, toasted and ground (see Tip)
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. 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.

Tip: 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
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep & Cook - 1 hr 15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nutritional Information per Serving:
Calories 113; Carbohydrates 22; Fat 2; Saturated fat 1; Mono unsaturated fat 1; Protein 2; Cholesterol 5; Fiber 3; Potassium 468

 

 

 

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