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These savory mashed sweet potatoes incorporate flavors of smoked paprika, cayenne and orange zest for a colorful twist on a classic side dish. You can use regular paprika instead of smoked, and can omit the cayenne for a less spicy version.

Lauren Grant
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Winter 2019

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active:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sweet potatoes, milk, butter, garlic, and thyme sprigs in a large pot. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sweet potatoes are very soft, 30 to 45 minutes.

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  • Let cool slightly. Discard the thyme sprigs and transfer the sweet potato mixture to a food processor. Add minced thyme, paprika, salt, zest, and cayenne. Blend until smooth. Stir in scallions.

Tips

To make ahead: Peel and cube sweet potatoes; refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

272 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 48g; dietary fiber 7.1g; sugars 10.8g; fat 7.4g; saturated fat 4.6g; cholesterol 19.5mg; vitamin a iu 32714.4IU; vitamin c 7.3mg; folate 28.8mcg; calcium 106.5mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 61.8mg; potassium 831mg; sodium 427.2mg.
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