Once in awhile, I try out a recipe to “add stuff” to them. As is the case with these mashed sweet potatoes. It seemed harmless enough as the ingredients being added and the way the sweet potatoes are prepared was no different than making regular (starchy) white potatoes – add butter and milk and mash the heck out of them. Sweet potatoes are even better than white potatoes (to me) so this should be even better given that treatment, right?
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup half and half or whole milk
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- Bring a pot of water to boil then add the sweet potatoes. Boil until fork tender.
- Drain the sweet potatoes then place in a large bowl. Using a potato masher or a fork, mash the potatoes to desired consistency.
- Stir in the butter, half and half or milk and salt and beat until combined. Serve warm.