Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

I often times have Sweet Potatoes as a side dish for a meal. I love the flavor and the color of the sweet potato and it is one of those good for you vegetables. I am always looking for a great Sweet Potato recipe and this is one of those. It is a Rachael Ray recipe.

Cook The Potatoes

Mash The Potatoes

Season The Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Rachael Ray
Prepared In Miz Helen's Kitchen
2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced or cubed into bite size peices
Salt and Pepper
1/2 cup warm chicken stock
1 teaspoon orange zest
Juice of 1/2 orange
1 pinch cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons butter
1 drizzle of honey
Place potatoes in a pot, cover with cold water and add some salt. Bring to a boil and cook to tender.
Drain and return potatoes to the warm pot. Mash with stock, orange zest and juice, cayenne, butter, honey , salt and pepper.
This is a delicious Sweet Potato dish with the flavor of the orange and honey.
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I sure hope that you enjoy this dish.  I hope to see you back here at the cottage real soon!
Peace and Joy


  1. You know, I've never made anything with sweet potatoes before, but I bet my family would really enjoy this. Thanks so much for posting it!

  2. With something this sweet - as the main dish is good too!

  3. I love sweet potatoes too, I will have to try this I bet the orange and slight kick taste wonderful together.

  4. My hubby loves sweet potatos. So I will give this a try. LG Tina

  5. This recipe sounds very good and not too sweet. I like sweet potatoes but find a lot of recipes too sweet. Yours seems perfect.

  6. This looks good! Never had mashed sweet potatoes before, thanks for sharing. Have a lovely day, Miz Helen!

  7. Loooove Sweet potatoes! Thanks for sharing!

  8. I could eat sweet potatoes weekly, these sure sound good.

  9. I love savory sweet potato dishes. Mashed is a great way to showcase their delicious flavor!

  10. Yum! We love sweet potatoes too! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

    Blessings & Aloha!
    ...just wanted to stop by and say hello! Thank you for your lovely visit through Kathie's Blog Tour! Work this week has been long and busy, so not much blog time for me...I don't think I can manage to even get my one post a week up this week!
    Thank you for your family's military service too. I hope you come back again and again. It is so nice meeting you. (And your little Jacque is too cute :o)

  11. ummm, I do love me some Sweet Potatoes. This is about like my recipe but I throw a couple handfuls of chopped pecans in. :))

    See ya this evening for linking up...
    xo bj

  12. Sweet potatoes are one of my favorites. Recently bought some garnet yams and I'm hooked. They're a little darker in color and have a more intense flavor. :) Thanks for linking this up to Slightly Indulgent Tuesday!

  13. I love sweet potatoes so this looks yummy!

  14. I tried this recipe: delicious! So far one of the best for mashed sweet potatoes, thank you for posting it.
    I recently wrote an article on the health benefits of sweet potatoes: check it out http://www.theironyou.com/2011/04/sweet-potato-hollywoods-stars-favorite.html

  15. This sounds great, sweet potatoes are so good I need to eat them more often! I see Turnip Casserole in your "you might also like" links, think I'll check that out too! Thanks so much for joining the Cook-Along Miz Helen:@)

  16. We love sweet potatoes any way they are fixed...
    this sounds good, too.


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