Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Honey-garlic butter smashed sweet potatoes are a delicious side dish with large sweet and savoury flavours. Serve these wonderful smashed potatoes with your mains!

– 2 large sweet potatoe – ½ cup 1 stick unsalted butter or ghee – 5 cloves garlic minced – 2 Tbsp honey – Sea salt to taste



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Cut sweet potatoes into 1 ½” to 2” rounds. Fill a large pot with water. The potatoes should be quite mushy when probed in the centre after 15–20 minutes of boiling.

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A colander should be used to drain the potatoes after they have been removed from the hob.

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A high grill's second-to-top rack needs a wrack. Avocado oil a large baking sheet. Fork or potato masher mash potatoes into ¾-inch patties on a baking pan.

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Mix garlic with melted butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté 2–3 minutes until fragrant. Remove from heat and stir in honey until incorporated. 

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The oven shelf second from the heat source should broil potatoes for 5–8 minutes.  Sprinkle 1 heaping tablespoon of garlic butter mixture on each potato after baking.

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Return the potatoes to the oven and broil for 5–10 minutes until crisp. Potatoes burn easily under the grill, so watch them. The time depends on their size.

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Enjoy mashed sweet potatoes with your main entrée! Crispy skin potatoes can be refrigerated for 5 days in an airtight container.

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g 


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