Creamy Leek Mashed Sweet Potatoby:Admin, September 2nd, 2010
These sweet potatoes are delicious and good for you. They feel like real mashed potatoes without the addition of cream or butter.
3 Sweet Potatoes, peeled and diced
4 Leeks, cleaned and chopped (use the white and light green part)
2 Teaspoons Salt
Place the sweet potatoes in a pot of cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, until the potatoes are fork tender. Drain the potatoes.
While the potatoes are cooking, Place the leeks in a pot with the salt and 1/4 cup water. Cover. Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, check after 10 minutes, add a little more water if necessary. When the leeks are really soft, remove the lid and reduce all the liquid. Place the leeks in a blender or cuisinart. Blend until smooth.
Add the puree to the sweet potato and mash the two together. Season with salt and pepper.