My family really enjoyed this new way of serving sweet potatoes. All rights reserved. Here are the steps, and options for each step. The taste is so wonderful and subtle! I also added just a tiny bit of brown sugar. Place a steamer insert or a mesh colander in a large pot and add enough water to reach the bottom of the steamer. It’s quick, efficient, and I always have it within reach. 3 pounds whole sweet potatoes, pricked with a fork, ½ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste. Let potatoes cool slightly, then peel and discard (or snack on!) Excellent. Place potatoes on a foil-lined pan; bake 45 to 60 minutes, until tender. I actually thought the potatoes tasted better before I added all the stuff. I didn't even use the whole milk only a little buttermilk and the butter. So I just halved the rest of the ingredients. This is a great base recipe - I agree with others that there is too much liquid. To steam the sweet potatoes: peel and cut sweet potatoes into 1-inch chunks. Amazingly easy and delicious! It was the perfect consistency for me. Try sweet potato pancakes, muffins, biscuits or even bisque Grown in the USA. Silky Sweet Potato Puree can be made two days in advance. Add fresh herbs, black pepper and butter or cream to puréed sweet potatoes. Happy cooking! Lauren is a previous magazine editor and test kitchen developer and has had work published in major national publications including Diabetic Living Magazine, Midwest Living Magazine, Cuisine at Home Magazine, EatingWell.com, AmericasTestKitchen.com, and more. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Add comma separated list of ingredients to include in recipe. To boil the sweet potatoes: bring a pot of water to a boil. It was still unbelievably creamy with these substitutions. Heat oven to 425°F; line a baking sheet with foil. With motor running, gradually add milks through feeder tube, then butter. I prefer a food process for puréeing my sweet potatoes. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. I added everything but no pepper. How to store sweet potato purée Refrigerate. Freeze. To pin this recipe and save it for later, you can click the button on any of the photos, or the red button on the side bar or below the recipe. Welcome to Zestful Kitchen! I didn't even use 1/2 of the liquid called for. You could certainly add nutmeg and or cinnamon to punch up the flavor. I'm going to bake my sweet potatoes from now on instead of boiling. Scoop cooled sweet potato purée into … You saved Silky Sweet Potato Puree to your. With the butter I used whipped butter to cut the saturated fat in half. Or, add some spices and seasonings and serve as s side dish! ★☆ I started with 3 sweet potatoes. Your email address will not be published. Info. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Make sure to tag me @ZESTFULKITCHEN ON INSTAGRAM or comment below if you make this sweet potato purée! I would suggest adding a little of the milks and then checking your consistency--mine would have been a soup had I added a whole cup of milk! This was amazing - we loved it! Reheat and serve. Prick the surface of two medium sweet potatoes with a fork and arrange on prepared baking sheet. Perhaps I just don't care for the buttermilk in it. Amount is based on available nutrient data. To use canned sweet potatoes: drain and rinse (optional), then purée as directed. I'm all Peel when cool enough to handle. Absolutely no sugar needed. Lauren Grant is a professional culinary food scientist, food writer, recipe developer, and food photographer. Foil. Homemade sweet potato purée is a great way to use up sweet potatoes and to add some colorful nutrition to your meals. For the buttermilk I just did 2% milk and a couple drops of vinegar and let it sit. Here are a few tips: Store cooled sweet potato purée in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Process until silken. I don't use that much milk just enough to thin it down enough to feed my child. Congrats! about cooking healthy-ish—aka healthy recipes that don't sacrifice on flavor. A restaurant by my house that is no longer in business used to sell a soft mashed sweet potato puree. I've been making this puree for a very long time since my oldest was very little. If you don’t have one, or prefer to use one of the above-mentioned blending options, go right ahead! ★☆. Let cool slightly, then peel off skins; purée as directed. Took me back to my childhood only it was better! Keywords: Sweet potato puree, sweet potato puree baby food, homemade sweet potato puree, pureed sweet potato, Tag @zestfulkitchen on Instagram and hashtag it #zestfulkitchen. I made this for Thanksgiving and thought that it was OK. My uncle really liked it though. Copyright © 2020 Zestful Kitchen - Creative & healthy-ish recipes + cooking tips. Fields are marked *, Rate this recipe cinnamon to punch up the flavor to. 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