Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett
Recipe courtesy of: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/goat-cheese-mashed-sweet-potatoes/
3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup butter
2 ounces goat cheese
1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachios, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and add salt. Reduce heat to medium high and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about 10 minutes. Drain and return to the saucepan. Heat 1/2 cup half-and-half and 1/4 cup butter in a glass measuring cup in the microwave 1 minute. Mash half-and-half mixture into the potatoes. Stir in 2 oz. goat cheese.
- Sprinkle pistachios and fresh sage over potatoes.