Mashed Sweet Potatoes
- 4 large sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- 1 stick plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
Place the potatoes on a roasting pan and roast until tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let sit until cool enough to handle. Peel the potatoes and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mash with a potato masher or heavy fork. Cover to keep warm until ready to serve.
Yield: 4 servings
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