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Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Leeks

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  Sweet potatoes 2 Pound, peeled & cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks (3 Potatoes)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Julienned leeks 2 Cup (32 tbs) (White Part Only)
  Dry white wine 3 Tablespoon
  Kalamata olives 12 , halved & pitted (Other Brine-Cured Olives)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste

In a large saucepan cover the potatoes with water and bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender.
Drain; return the potatoes to the saucepan and mash until smooth.
Set aside.
In a small skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
Add the leeks, saute for 2 to 3 minutes until softened; add the wine.
Stir the leeks, pan juices, and olives into the potatoes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Reheat over low heat then serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1381 Calories from Fat 460

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 23.4 g116.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 1336.2 mg55.7%

Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.8%

Dietary Fiber 30.7 g122.7%

Sugars 45.3 g

Protein 17 g34.9%

Vitamin A 2655.7% Vitamin C 72.2%

Calcium 39.7% Iron 53.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Leeks Recipe