Apricot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe by Miss Annie
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch dice
  • 14
    cup apricot preserves
  • 2
    tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 34
    teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 18
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 13
    cup milk or 1/3 cup cream
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the sweet potatoes in a large pot; add cold water to cover by about 1 inch.
  • Cover and bring to a boil; reduce the heat and boil gently until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain and return the potatoes to the pot.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, except preserves, and mash with a potato masher until smooth.
  • Add apricot preserves, and stir potatoes well.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings.
  • If the potatoes seem dry, add a little more milk.
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