Sweet Potatoes- Mashed

Sweet Potatoes- Mashed

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  • 2

    Ibs. sweet potatoes (about 5 small)

  • 3

    tablespoons butter or margarine

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼

    cup cream or milk

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • fresh chives, chopped


Peel and chop sweet potatoes into uniform cubes, about l-inch. Steam or boil until tender. Strain from water, if boiled. Place cooked sweet potatoes and butter into a large bowl. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat for approximately 2 minutes. With a spatula, scrape down sides of bowl, add cinnamon and nutmeg. Continue beating for 1 minute. Slowly pour in cream, continue beating until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with chives. Makes 3 1/2 cups.


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