Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes with Golden Honey Butter


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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins

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  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers
  • 3 tablespoons whipped Honey Butter, recipe below


  • Step 1

    Add potatoes to a large stock pot and cover with cold water by 2 inches. Add salt to taste and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 16-18 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • Step 2

    Add chipotle peppers and honey butter and mash until smooth. Season to taste with salt and serve warm.

For the Honey Butter


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • pinch salt

To Make the Honey Butter

  • Step 1

    Add softened butter, honey and salt to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment and whip until light, fluffy and well combined, about 2 minutes.