Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Leeks
|Sweet potatoes||2 Pound, peeled & cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks (3 Potatoes)|
|Julienned leeks||2 Cup (32 tbs) (White Part Only)|
|Dry white wine||3 Tablespoon|
|Kalamata olives||12 , halved & pitted (Other Brine-Cured Olives)|
|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.
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.