Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

Discussion in 'Fruit, Nuts & Vegetables' started by peculiarmike, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. peculiarmike

    peculiarmike Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    If you are wanting to try something different, easy and good, try these - [​IMG]

    Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

    8 Servings


    2 ½ lb. sweet potatoes, peeled & cubed
    ½ Cup half & half
    3 Tablespoons butter, softened
    2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
    2 chilies from a 7 oz. can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce - chopped
    ½ Cup brown sugar
    ¾ teaspoon salt
    ¾ teaspoon cinnamon, divided

    Preparation -

    Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 15 minutes, or until fork tender.
    Drain potatoes and return to pot. Add half & half, butter, and lime juice, mash to desired consistency. Cook mixture 2 minutes over low heat, or until thoroughly heated.
    Remove from heat and mix in chilies, brown sugar, salt and ½ teaspoon cinnamon.
    Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with remaining ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.
     
  2. pescadero

    pescadero Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Hot Dang, Mike. Really sounds good. Menu is already set so will have to twist some arms. If I am not successful, I will be doing it soon.

    Thanks,

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  3. smokeys my pet

    smokeys my pet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds really good to me.
    May have to try this in the future.
     
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for the recipe Mike, I can tell by the contents that it is a tasty side dish. Warms my heart to know some folks are willing to try chile on something new. Keep up the good ideas, and Happy Thanksgiving!
     
  5. peculiarmike

    peculiarmike Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Rich, this IS a good recipe, tasty. Not much adventure in new tastes here on SMF though.
    I like a bit of heat, sometimes more than a bit. [​IMG]
     
  6. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Nice recipe Mike - thanks for sharing! If you really want a good sweet potatoe flavor don't boil them steam them or wrap them in a damp towel and nuke em for about 5 to 7 minutes then peel em. yummmmmm!
     
  7. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I am sure this will be great. The other smoked potato recipe was fantastic. Done smoked sweet potatoes also, in fact, will do some more tomorrow. One of my wifes favorites, thanks to you [​IMG]
     

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