Sweet potato puree is a delightful and nutritious alternative to regular mashed potatoes. With its vibrant orange hue and natural sweetness, it’s a side dish that complements a variety of main courses.
Whether you’re looking to spice up your weekday dinners or serve something special for a festive occasion, this quick and easy recipe will not disappoint.
Can I use regular potatoes instead of sweet potatoes?
While the method is similar, using regular potatoes will result in a different flavor profile. If you prefer regular potatoes, omit the cinnamon and maple syrup/honey. Also, check out the Traditional Slovak Potato Puree recipe.
How do I store leftover sweet potato puree?
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat on the stove or in the microwave before serving.
Can I freeze the puree for later use?
Yes! Freeze the cooled puree in airtight containers or freezer bags for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight and reheat before serving.
Can I make this vegan?
Absolutely! Substitute the butter with vegan butter or coconut oil, and use almond milk or another plant-based milk in place of regular milk.
How can I make this puree even creamier?
Consider using heavy cream or full-fat coconut milk in place of regular milk for a richer, creamier texture.