How to make mashed sweet potatoes

How to make mashed sweet potatoes

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
45
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
400 g sweet potatoes
2 tbsp honey
lime (divided)
fresh garlic
olive oil
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • pastry brush
  • oven
  • potato masher
  • fine grater
  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • lined baking tray
  • knife
  • spatula

Step 1/4

  • 400 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 lime
  • salt
  • pepper
  • pastry brush
  • fine grater
  • cutting board
  • lined baking tray
  • knife

Halve the sweet potatoes and brush them with the honey. Sprinkle with the zest of the lime. Season the sweet potatoes with salt and pepper. Place them flat side down on a lined baking tray.

Step 2/4

  • 1 fresh garlic
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oven

Cut the head of fresh garlic into slices and place them on the baking tray in between the sweet potatoes. Season with salt and pepper again. Drizzle generously with olive oil. Place in the oven at 180°C / 350°F for approx. 45 - 55 min.

Step 3/4

  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 lime
  • potato masher
  • large bowl
  • spatula

Remove from the oven. Remove the skins from the sweet potatoes. Press each sweet potato through the potato masher into a large bowl. Lightly stir the mashed sweet potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Add some olive oil. Halve the lime and juice half the lime into the puree. Lightly stir again. Enjoy as a creamy side dish.

Step 3

  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 lime
  • potato masher
  • large bowl
  • spatula

Remove from the oven. Remove the skins from the sweet potatoes. Press each sweet potato through the potato masher into a large bowl. Lightly stir the mashed sweet potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Add some olive oil. Halve the lime and juice half the lime into the puree. Lightly stir again. Enjoy as a creamy side dish.