Creamy and smooth, these sweet potatoes are perfect to serve with Thanksgiving food.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe Source: Dinner at the Zoo

  • 5 min prep
  • 60 min cook
  • Beginner

Cooked in the oven until tender, these sweet potatoes are then pureed in a food processor with milk, butter, and salt. They are absolutely perfect for Thanksgiving.

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What Makes This Pinworthy?

Making perfect sweet potatoes can be tricky, but this recipe turns out wonderful with little effort. This recipe produces sweet potatoes that are silky smooth, creamy, and lightly flavored. The blog post also includes several different variations for this one dish, including candied bacon, garlic and herb, and even caramelized apple.

These sweet potatoes will go wonderfully with almost any Thanksgiving food, but they are great to enjoy all year long. They would taste great with American food such as pork chops, fish, and even steak- the possibilities are truly endless.

Because these mashed sweet potatoes were emulsified in the food processor, they keep surprisingly well in the refrigerator. They would be perfect as a make ahead recipe- simply make, garnish, and store them until they are ready to be eaten.

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