Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes

11 Jul


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 T unsalted butter
  • 1 can whole chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 tsp adobo sauce from can
  • 1/2 tsp salt


1. Put cubed potatoes into steamer basket and place steamer into a large pot of simmering water that is no closer than 2 inches from the bottom of basket.
2. Allow to steam for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.
3. Add butter to potatoes and mash with potato masher.
4. Add peppers, sauce, and salt and continue mashing to combine. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Alton Brown


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