Savory Sweet Potatoes
Upgrade your candied yams topped with marshmallows with this sweet & savory recipe for sweet potatoes.
cut in slices
Chicken or Turkey Stock
Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup
cooked & chopped
Salt & Pepper
Wash, peel, and cut sweet potatoes into pieces no larger than 1 inch.
Cover sweet potato pieces with cold water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender. Drain then return to pot.
Meanwhile, place stock, syrup, bay, cinnamon, cloves, orange juice and rind, butter, thyme and salt & pepper in a small pot over medium-low heat. Cook until sweet potatoes are tender.
Remove stock from heat and strain into sweet potatoes. Mash potatoes.
Stir in bacon pieces. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Top with chopped pecans.
Use candied pecans for an even sweeter dish.
Switch the bourbon syrup for chai tea barrel aged maple syrup to add a bit more spice.
Replace half of the broth with heavy cream for a creamier mash.
Recipe from: https://callingtennesseehome.com/recipes/vegetables/savory-sweet-potatoes/