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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Ginger, Cardamom, and Honey

Ingredients (8)

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 8 ounces russet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick)
  • 1/4 cup peeled, finely grated fresh ginger (from about a 6-inch piece)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • Freshly ground black pepper
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories382
  • Fat11.79g
  • Saturated fat7.38g
  • Trans fat0.47g
  • Carbs66.55g
  • Fiber8.06g
  • Sugar18.57g
  • Protein5.19g
  • Cholesterol30.53mg
  • Sodium607.74mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Ginger, Cardamom, and Honey

This easy side dish can be served next to holiday turkey or with a weeknight meatloaf. Steam sweet and russet potatoes until tender, then mash in lots of spicy fresh ginger, butter, honey, and cardamom.

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Instructions

  1. 1Fill a large pot with 1 inch of water and bring it to a boil over high heat. Set a steamer basket inside and reduce the heat to low so the water is simmering.
  2. 2Peel and cut the sweet and russet potatoes into large dice. Place them in the steamer, cover with a tightfitting lid, and steam until fork-tender, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, place the remaining measured ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat, season with pepper, and stir until the butter and honey have melted. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. 3When the potatoes are ready, transfer them to a large bowl, drizzle with the butter mixture, and mash with a potato masher to the desired consistency. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
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