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North Carolina Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes

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These North Carolina Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes are a craze ! A creamy mashed sweet potato dish you'll love to savor as it is for breakfast or as an accompaniment to meat or bread, these North Carolina Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes are simply unforgettable ! Try these and let me know if you like them.
  Sweet potatoes 4 Pound, peeled and cut into 2 inch chunks
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Light molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In 5 quart saucepot, heat sweet potatoes and enough water to cover to boiling over high heat.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until sweet potatoes are fork tender.
Drain well and return sweet potatoes to saucepot.
Meanwhile, in 1 quart saucepan, cook butter over medium heat until browned, but not burned, 5 to 7 minutes. (Butter should be the color of maple syrup.)
With potato masher, mash sweet potatoes, brown butter, molasses, and salt until smooth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2450 Calories from Fat 650

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.8%

Saturated Fat 46.6 g232.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 193.5 mg64.5%

Sodium 2008 mg83.7%

Total Carbohydrates 428 g142.7%

Dietary Fiber 54.4 g217.7%

Sugars 122.6 g

Protein 29 g58.5%

Vitamin A 5192.5% Vitamin C 72.6%

Calcium 73.9% Iron 83.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

North Carolina Brown Butter Sweet Potatoes Recipe