Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Apple Butter & Pepitas
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Recipe type: vegetable, side dish
Cuisine: Californian
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Serves:: 6
 
Just right for a tasty Thanksgiving side dish!
Ingredients:
  • 4 lb. Sweet potatoes (about 4)
  • 6 T Unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ C Apple butter
  • Salt, to taste
  • ¼ C Roasted Pepitas, (hulled pumpkin seeds) to garnish if desired
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Pierce the sweet potatoes all over with a fork and place on a large rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 1½ hours, or until very tender.
  4. Peel the sweet potatoes and transfer to a large bowl.
  5. Mash with a potato masher until creamy, then mash in the butter and apple butter.
  6. Season with salt, mix, and garnish with pepitas and serve.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at https://www.mysweetcalifornialife.com/mashed-sweet-potatoes-with-apple-butter-pepitas/