Garlic-Thyme Sweet Potatoes
Savory mashed sweet potatoes seasoned with butter, onion, garlic and thyme.
3 pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 cup milk
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- In sauce pot, combine sweet potatoes or yams with water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
- In same pot, melt butter or margarine over medium-low heat. Add chopped onion and minced garlic; cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Remove pot from heat and add sweet potatoes, milk, salt, dried thyme, and pepper. Using electric mixer, beat until smooth.
Makes 12 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.