Sweet Potato & Banana Mash

Recipe by Steve_G
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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash sweet potatoes and roast in a in a 375°F preheated oven for 75-90 minutes, or until soft and starting to release some juice.
  • Add bananas during the last 15 minutes of cooking.
  • While the potatoes are cooking melt the 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet and toast the pecans over a medium heat, tossing often.
  • All the butter will be absorbed and the nuts will be slightly fragrant.
  • Add a bit of salt and toss again.
  • After roasting let the potatoes cool enough to just handle them, peel and mash with bananas, melted butter, granulated sugar and honey.
  • Season to taste and add more sugar if desired (it will depend on your taste and how sweet the veggies are to begin with) In a small bowl mix the 2 tablespoons of cold butter into the brown sugar with your fingers, it'll be lumpy, but that's OK.
  • Spread the mashed mixture in a buttered baking dish, cover with pecans and sprinkle with brown sugar/butter combination. Bake at 350°F for 20-30 minutes until the topping is partially melted.
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