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sweet potato mash

here's a quick, quick, quick, simple, simple, simple recipe! and it's incredibly, beyond belief delicious!

7.25 lbs of sweet potato, peeled and cut in2 small pieces 4 quick cooking.
1 large pot of boiling water, rolling.
gently place potatoes in2 water. pierce w fork after 20-30 minutes. when fork goes through w ease, empty potatoes & water in2 collander and place in2 large bowl.
add 1 can coconut milk such as roland.
1/4 cup veg, olive, seed or nut oil.
1T, or more as desired, salt.
1T, or more as desired, ground black pepper.
3/4 t nutmeg.

mash til creamy w hard whisk.

and u have a perfect, perfect veg 4 din-din party!

for more texture, add 2 cups of toasted nuts or dates, or steamed, roasted, raw or pan-seared veggies/fruit such as cassava, parsnip, chayote, onion, garlic clove, daikon, jicama, turnip, shallots, carrot, apple, mango, pineapple, papaya, banana, pear...

u can play w adding different spices as well such as ginger, cinnamon, clove, all spice, cardamon...

and fresh herbs such as dill, sorrel, cilantro...

and even add more sweetness if desired such as maple syrup, brown rice syrup, agave...

and a small amount of juice or extract, say, apple, pineapple, orange and/or vanilla x, almond x, orange blossom water...

serves bout 1/2 an army, or 10-15 hungry folks. of course use smaller/larger amounts as needed.

go have fun!
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