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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Orange Essence

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings, serving size 3/4 cup
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Ingredients

4 medium sweet potatoes (about 8 ounces each), peeled and cut into a large dice

1/4 cup buttermilk, warmed slightly

1/4 cup orange juice

2 teaspoons orange zest

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 tablespoon unsalted butter, optional

Directions

  1. Steam the potatoes in a large covered pan fitted with a steamer basket until they are tender, about 8 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl mash the potatoes with the buttermilk and orange juice. Stir in the zest, salt, and nutmeg. Serve the potatoes topped with the butter, if desired.

Cook’s Note

Recipe Analysis Note: Ingredients without discrete measurements such as "Salt, to taste" or "Ice cream, optional" are omitted from analysis. This is because amounts can be highly variable and difficult to determine.