Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Syrup

Serves 8

Ingredients:

3 1/2 lb sweet potatoes
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
Salt
Ground black pepper
Cold water

Directions:

1. Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven. Add cold water to cover and 1 teaspoon salt. Turn burner to high, cover Dutch oven and bring water to a boil. Uncover and cook potatoes for about 10 minutes more, until potatoes are very soft. Drain potatoes in a colander.

2. Return potatoes to Dutch oven. Add butter and maple syrup and salt and black pepper to taste; mash or beat potatoes until desired consistency is reached. Serve hot.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Syrup

3 1/2 lb sweet potatoes
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
Salt
Ground black pepper
Cold water

Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven. Add cold water to cover and 1 teaspoon salt. Turn burner to high, cover Dutch oven and bring water to a boil. Uncover and cook potatoes for about 10 minutes more, until potatoes are very soft. Drain potatoes in a colander.

Return potatoes to Dutch oven. Add butter and maple syrup and salt and black pepper to taste; mash or beat potatoes until desired consistency is reached. Serve hot.

Holiday: Thanksgiving
Season: Fall
Week: 201847
RecipeIntro: A yummy twist on the classic dish.