Asian Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Southern Living meets the East. Sweet mashed potatoes with a modern Asian twist.
light cream (half&half)
soy sauce, tamari
sweet potatoes, or yams
cut into 1/2 inch dice
Place a large pot or saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add the butter, allow to melt then add the garlic, ginger, ½ of the cream, soy sauce, a few grindings of black pepper, pinch of salt, sugar and sweet potatoes.
Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until the sweet potatoes are very tender, about 45 minutes.
Remove from heat, mash with a potato masher adding the remaining cream. Taste, adjust seasoning with black pepper and soy sauce as needed.
Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve.