Monday, January 26, 2009

Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes

You won't want to make the traditional sweet potato casserole after having this. Enjoy the spice! (Be sure to use a potato ricer!)

Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes (

2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 whole canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can of peppers
1/2 teaspoon salt

Put cubed potatoes into steamer basket and place steamer into a large pot of simmering water that is no closer than 2 inches from the bottom of basket. Allow to steam for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Add butter to potatoes and mash with potato masher. Add peppers, sauce, and salt and continue mashing to combine. Serve immediately.

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