Sweet Potato Mash is classic accompaniment for traditional holiday dishes like roasted turkey or chicken, as well as many other hearty meat dishes for family dinners and gathering of friends.
Sweet potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse, full of huge amounts of vitamins A and C in addition to calcium, potassium and fiber. So, being not only the yummiest vegetable sweet potatoes are very beneficial for adults and kids. We are blessed in Australia having excess to the gorgeous, fresh sweet potatoes available all year around. Cooking your next dinner and planning to have a mash, give it a try and use sweet potatoes, you will not be disappointed.
First I came across this Sweet Potato Mash recipe while going through one of the cookbooks of my favorite chefs Jamie Oliver, and after watching them using Jamie Oliver recipe at one of the My Kitchen Rules show, I decided to cook it for my family. This Sweet Potato Mash is so delicious! We had this as a side with Moroccan Chicken - what a success! I will post my variation of Moroccan Chicken later.
Try to cook this Potato Mash, I am pretty sure, you will love this simple family dinner recipe.
Sweet Potato Mash
1kg sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced thickly
small bunch, ¼ cup finely chopped coriander
1 long red chilli, finely chopped
2 tbs mango chutney
1 tbs soy sauce
1 tbs butter
To make mash, preheat oven to 200C.
Wash the sweet potatoes, peel, and slice thickly. Place potatoes in a deep baking dish, season.
Zest lime and set zest aside until later. Cut lime in half and place, cut side down, on top of potatoes. Cover dish tightly with foil. Roast for 30 minutes or until very tender.
Squeeze cooked limes over potatoes and mash. Add reserved lime zest, butter, mango chutney, soy sauce and chopped chilli and coriander and splash of virgin olive oil. Mash to combine. Season to taste, adding more fresh lime juice if needed.
Garnish your finished dish with freshly-chopped coriander.
Try these delicious Sweet Potato Mash recipe for something more gourmet during the week everyone will ask for seconds. Bon appetite!