Sweet potato recipes
Super simple & super delicious: two sweet potato recipes, that could grace your Thanksgiving dinner or any meal during the fall/winter season:
Baked sweet potatoes with lime
2 medium sized (about same width) sweet potatoes
juice of one lime
a couple of cilantro twigs
Preheat oven to 425° F (225° C)
Place whole sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 30 – 40 minutes, until potatoes become soft.
Take the potatoes out of the oven and cut lengthwise in half. Place them on a platter, skin down and add some butter and salt.
Drizzle with the lime juice and garnish with cilantro twigs
Mashed sweet potatoes with rosemary
serves 4 - 6
2 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into chunks
1 – 2 tablespoons butter
several pinches of dried rosemary
salt and pepper to taste
1 – 2 cloves of garlic, pressed (optional)
Boil or steam the sweet potatoes until soft. Pour off cooking water and save.
In a pot, add the butter and a little of the cooking liquid to the cooked potatoes and mash with a potato masher.
Add a few pinches of dried rosemary, salt and pepper to taste as well as the optional garlic. Mix well.