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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Infused Chipotle

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Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C. They are also full of fiber, manganese, potassium, copper and B6. I try and feed them to my family at least once a week. This dish contains sweet potatoes and butternut squash. The chipolte infused cream gives it a nice kick that balances with the sweetness. This is a great alternative to mashed potatoes. Enjoy!
  Sweet potatoes 4 Large
  Butternut squash 1 Small
  Light brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chipotle pepper in adobo 1
  Cooking liquid 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon

Peel and quarter the sweet potatoes and the squash. Place in a pot with the brown sugar. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook for about 20 minutes until tender.

Place the cream in a small pan. Add the chipotle pepper and bring to a soft boil. Remove from heat.

Place the cooked vegetables in a bowl. Add about 1/8th cup cooking liquid and the butter. Strain in some of the cream – start with ½ a cup and add more if needed. Make sure to squeeze the chipotle well to get its entire flavor.

Mash the vegetables with a potato masher or whip with a handheld beater.
Serve as a side for your favorite food! Enjoy!

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Everybody likes mashed potatoes they are perfect for a meal. And if you are one who is always looking for new tastes, then mashed sweet potatoes with squash and chipotle is a must try for you. In this video, is very simple dish perfect for dinner with lots of tips and serving suggestions from the chef.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 506 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 98.3 mg32.8%

Sodium 137.5 mg5.7%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36.1%

Sugars 15.1 g

Protein 6 g11.8%

Vitamin A 929% Vitamin C 86%

Calcium 19.6% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Infused Chipotle Recipe Video