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Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Meal

    Side Dish

  • Cusine

    American

Ingredients

3 pounds garnet sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks

Salt

3 to 4 Tbsp of bourbon whisky

4 Tbsp butter

4 Tbsp brown sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

the sweet potatoes until tender: Place the sweet potato chunks in a large (5 quart) pot, cover with water. Add a tablespoon of salt to the water. Bring to a boil. Cook until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. the sweet potatoes: Drain the cooked sweet potatoes and return them to the pot on the stove. Lower the heat to low. Add the bourbon and the butter to the pot and stir. Add the brown sugar and vanilla extract and stir. Mash with a potato masher until smooth. Add more salt, bourbon, butter, and brown sugar to taste.