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Garlic-Thyme Sweet Potatoes

No recipe image available.Savory mashed sweet potatoes seasoned with butter, onion, garlic and thyme.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 cup milk
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. In sauce pot, combine sweet potatoes or yams with water to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. In same pot, melt butter or margarine over medium-low heat. Add chopped onion and minced garlic; cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove pot from heat and add sweet potatoes, milk, salt, dried thyme, and pepper. Using electric mixer, beat until smooth.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.