Paprika and Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 1/2 to 4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 large)
  • Salt
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 2 blood oranges or navel oranges, juiced and zested
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons smoked sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Freshly ground black pepper
Directions

Peel and coarsely chop the sweet potatoes. Cover with water and bring to a boil in a large pot. Salt the water and cook the sweet potatoes until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and return the sweet potatoes to the hot pot. Mash the potatoes with the stock and butter. Add in the orange juice and 2 tablespoons of the orange zest. Then add in the thyme, paprika, cinnamon and some pepper. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Cover and remove from the heat and serve immediately. To keep warm, create a water bath by placing the pot of mashed potatoes in 1 inch gently simmering water in larger pot or deep skillet.


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