Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Ginger and Sage

Ingredients

4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into ½ inch slices
1 cup water
4 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon dried ginger

Preparation

1
Set a rack on the bottom of a large pressure cooker
2
Pour in the water, add the sweet potatoes and lock the lid in place
3
Bring to pressure over high heat
4
Reduce heat just enough to maintain high pressure; cook for 5 minutes
5
Turn off heat and quick-release the pressure. (Sweet potatoes should be tender and uniformly cooked)
6
Drain the potatoes in a large colander and remove the rack from the cooker
7
In the cooker, melt butter over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to low
8
Stir in the ginger and sage
9
Add the sweet potatoes and mash with a potato masher
10
Season well with salt; add more sage and ginger to taste, if necessary
11
Garnish with pine nuts and serve hot

Tools

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Pecans may also be used.

Yield:

8

Added:

December 10, 2009

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