A rich potato puree with caramelized apples on top (though I would recommend using both caramelized apples and marshmallows, and they both add something different!) Served it for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr 25 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
1 9x13-inch baking dish
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
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Directions

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  • Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add sweet potato, cover, and steam until soft, about 1 hour. Scoop the meat from the skin, transfer to a bowl, and smash using an electric mixer or wooden peg.

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  • Stir 1/4 cup brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon into smashed sweet potatoes; allow to cool.

  • Stir cream, orange juice, 1/4 cup unsalted butter, salt, and pepper into smashed sweet potatoes; transfer to a baking dish.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Melt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter in a skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir apples and 3 tablespoons brown sugar in the melted butter until lightly browned on both sides, 5 to 10 minutes. Spoon caramelized apples over smashed sweet potatoes.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

327 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 51.8g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 37.7mg; sodium 492.3mg. Full Nutrition
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