Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Apples

Mashed potatoes and apples
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  • 65 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
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This recipe features sweet potatoes that are cooked then mashed with cooked chopped apples and brown sugar, along with butter and other seasonings.

What You'll Need

  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and sliced (about 8 cups sliced)
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cinnamon, to taste (*Optional)

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and cook apples until tender.
  2. Add the cooked sweet potatoes to the cooked apples; mash until smooth.
  3. Stir in apple juice, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Add cinnamon if desired.
  4. Heat over low heat until hot.

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