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Gingered Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 6
  • 10 min
  • 20 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromCooking Light

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • 2 pounds of sweet potatoes
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Peel and grate ginger. 2. Grate orange rind (need ~1 teaspoon). 3. Juice orange. Make: 1. Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork. 2. Microwave 10-12 min. or until tender, turning over halfway through. 3. Peel, cut into large chunks, and process in a food processor or blender (or mash by hand); mix until well combined with orange juice, ginger, and orange rind. 4. Stir in salt and pepper.

Notes

You can also cut the sweet potatoes into large pieces and boil them for 20-30 minutes if you prefer.

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