Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle mashed sweet potatoes

My husband and I are creatures of habit. We like soup and salad for lunch on Sunday afternoons. We eat hummus, rice crackers and olives as a Friday night treat. And we cook salmon, kale and mashed sweet potatoes for dinner on Monday nights. Every Monday night.

To spice things up sometimes, I like to add a little heat to our sweet potatoes.

Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Adapted from Alton Brown

Gluten free. Dairy free.


3 sweet potatoes, cubed (I leave on the skins, but peel if desired)

2 tablespoons coconut oil (or ghee or butter if you eat dairy)

1-2 chipotle peppers (depending on desired heat), from peppers in adobo sauce (make your own here), chopped

1 teaspoon of adobo sauce

½ teaspoon sea salt

½ teaspoon garlic powder


Boil sweet potatoes in water until fork tender. Drain water. Add oil or butter to sweet potatoes and mash with potato masher. Add chopped peppers, sauce, sea salt and garlic powder. Continue mashing to combine ingredients. Enjoy!

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