Friday, October 21, 2011

Recipe: Sweet Potato Mash

By now y'all know I love to cook. This was a recipe I tried recently that even has my "I don't eat sweet potatoes" husband asking me to make it. Seriously!

I was informed that this recipe will definitely be on our holiday menu's!

If you are looking for more great recipes like this one, be sure to pick up your own copy of The Quick Recipe Cookbook by White Cap Books. It has become one of my favorites for quick and healthy family meals.

Sweet Potato Mash

Prep :: 15 minutes
Cooking :: 20 minutes
Serves :: 4

:: ingredients ::

1lb 8oz sweet potatoes, chopped
3 tablesspoons butter (or if you live in the south, the whole damn stick!)
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 teaspoons soy sauce
fresh cilantro sprigs to garnish

:: directions ::

Boil water and add salt and sweet potatoes. Cook until tender (about 15 minutes)

Melt butter in frying pan and add garlic and ginger. Reduce to low and cook for a minute or so.

Mash sweet potatoes (I prefer using the wire hand masher) and add garlic/ginger mix, cilantro and soy sauce.

Put in your favorite bowl and serve hot with a few fresh cilantro springs on top!


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