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Vanilla Bean-Whipped Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Vanilla Bean-Whipped Sweet Potatoes

 

This recipe for Vanilla Bean-Whipped Sweet Potatoes, by , is from The Polito/Muscarella Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paul Polito
Added: Friday, December 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1. 4 pounds medium sweet potatoes
2. 1 cup heavy cream
3. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
4. 1/2 vanilla bean, slit lengthwise, seeds scraped
5. Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 400. Poke the sweet potatoes several times with a fork and bake for about 35 minutes, or until tender. Let cool slightly, then peel and transfer them to a food processor. Puree until fairly smooth.

2. In a small saucepan, combine the cream with the butter and the vanilla bean and seeds. Bring to a simmer. Remove the vanilla bean. With the processor on, carefully pour the vanilla cream into the sweet potatoes and process until smooth. Season the sweet potato puree with salt and pepper, transfer to a bowl and serve.

Make Ahead

The sweet potatoes can be refrigerated overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes active 45 total

 

 

 

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