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Mashed sweet Potato with Crunchy Peanut Butter

Sweet potato with crunchy peanut butter may sound unusual but the pairing of both ingredients is simply divine, especially if you are a fan of crunchy peanut butter.

sweet potato with peanut butter

The easiest way to prepare this dish is to roast the sweet potatoes and then top with peanut butter just before serving. We want to elevate this basic recipe and take it to the next level by combining these two delicious ingredients. Roasted peanuts add extra flavour and texture to these silky mashed sweet potatoes. 

This recipe is now on our list of favourites and not only is it unique, but it is also tasty, contains healthy fibres and proteins and counts as a portion of vegetables. 

Be aware that cooking sweet potatoes with a small amount of water requires special attention. It is easy to burn them, but to avoid this use a heavy bottom saucepan and stir the mixture regularly.

Related: Other side dishes.

sweet potato with peanut butter

Mashed sweet Potato with Crunchy Peanut Butter

Sweet potato with crunchy peanut butter may sound unusual but the pairing of both ingredients is simply divine
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Side dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 220 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Vegetable peeler
Chef knife
Small food processor braun

Ingredients
 
 

  • 500 gr sweet potatoes
  • 15 gr diced fresh ginger
  • 100 ml water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter

Instructions
 

  • Peel and dice the sweet potatoes.
    diced sweet potato and ginger
  • Place the sweet potato, ginger, water and a good drizzle of olive oil in a saucepan.
    add sweet potato into pan
  • Cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes until the sweet potatoes are soft and tender, stir occasionally.
    sweet potato - boiling
  • Use a food processor to puree the cooked sweet potato until silky and smooth.
    sweet adding pepper to potato in food processor
  • Add the peanut butter and blend together. Season to taste.
    sweet potato with peanut butter

Notes

  • Before boiling, keep the sweet potatoes in cold water to avoid oxidation.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 4gFat: 11gSodium: 110mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 17734IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 1mg
Keyword peanut butter, pumpkin
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