Sunshine Sweet Potatoes
- 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1" slices
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1 tbsp grated orange peel
- 1 tsp grated lemon peel
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp white pepper
- Orange and lemon peel strips for garnish
In a large saucepan, combine potatoes and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high het. Reduce heat to medium; cover, and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain potatoes. Preheat over to 350 degree. Transfer sweet potatoes to a large bowl. Using a potato masher or a fork, mash sweet potatoes until smooth. In a small saucepan, combine honey, orange juice, lemon peel, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat; stir to melt honey. Remove from heat. Stir honey mixture into sweet potatoes. Spoon mixture into a 1-qt casserole: smooth top.
Bake sweet potatoes until heated through, about 15 to 20 minutes. Garnish with orange and lemon peel strips.