Mashed Sweet Potatoes
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The perfect Thanksgiving side dish.
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Tablespoon EVOO
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, finely chopped plus a few sprigs for garnish
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Boil potatoes until tender.
  2. Drain water and place potatoes in large mixing bowl. Cover to keep warm.
  3. In a small skillet combine butter and olive oil over medium heat.
  4. Cook until the butter starts to brown.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the finely chopped thyme leaves.
  6. Add in milk, salt and pepper to sweet potatoes.
  7. Mash with mixer, fork or potatoes masher until desired consistency.
  8. Pour in butter mixture and gently fold in and stir once.
  9. Garnish with thyme leaves and serve.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 205
Recipe by Chocolate and Lace at