Smashed Sweet Potatoes

Smashed Sweet Potatoes

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"Sweet potatoes with orange and bourbon. I use 1/2 cup sugar but if you prefer candied sweet potatoes, use the whole cup. Orange juice can be substituted for the bourbon if you are serving to small children. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com."

Ingredients

servings 425 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 425 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 85.8g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Boil sweet potatoes until tender.
  2. Peel and mash until more or less lumpless. Add brown sugar, orange juice and zest, bourbon, butter or margarine, and pumpkin pie spice. Mix well. Spread in shallow dish (10 inch deep dish pie plate works well).
  3. Bake 30 minutes in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven. Top with marshmallows and broil very briefly.

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This is so good. Not too sweet. I chose to leave the marshmellows out. I have made it several times now and everyone loves it.

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Not sure what I did wrong, but the sweet potatoes didn't get tender enough and I ended up having to put them in the food processor. A mess! The finished product tasted good, but wasn't a huge ...

This is so good. Not too sweet. I chose to leave the marshmellows out. I have made it several times now and everyone loves it.

Yummy! Didn't have the bourbon or the pumpkin pie spice, so added allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. Browned the marshmallows as recommended. It came out great.

This was very good but the orange flavor was overpowering. Might be good for someone who doesn't like the flavor of sweet potatoes. Next time I make it (and I'll definitely make it again) I'll h...

Easy, and delicious. I didn't have an orange, so I substituted with std orange juice, and it turned well. This will be a fall staple at our dinner table.

This is a great way to prepare sweet potatoes! I cut the sugar to 1/4 c., use 1/4 c. o.j. (no zest) and cut the bourbon to 1/4 c. And I don't use the marshmallows. It's still plenty sweet and cr...

This was a hit both times I prepared it! Once I brought it to a picnic on the trail party and it was great heated in a fireplace! Second time it was just as good for a Thanksgiving side dish.....

WOW I CANT BELIEVE I COOKED SOMETHING SO DELICIOUS!! PERFECT RECIPE

Not sure what I did wrong, but the sweet potatoes didn't get tender enough and I ended up having to put them in the food processor. A mess! The finished product tasted good, but wasn't a huge ...

I had to use canned sweet potatoes. I didn't have oranges either so I substituted clementines ('lil cuties) for the juice and zest. I added walnut pieces to the top and pushed them into the swe...