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Twice-Baked Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Its looks fantastic! 🙂

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Twice-Baked Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes | Dinner of Herbs

For a few years now,

a fairly popular meal with my family consisted of baked salmon with a mustard sauce and spicy roasted sweet potato.

I love the spicy sweet potatoes, but they take forever to reach the desired tenderness.  Even worse, when the recipe is left to my dad, the sweet potatoes are floating on a lake of oil.  Ok, slight exaggeration…but only slight.  [Do sweet potatoes float on oil anyway?]

To make this recipe really easy, just make the mashed potatoes.  Skip the twice-baked step, because it is totally unnecessary.  I only added it because I felt like making the recipe a little fancier, for those of you who are concerned with presentation.  Besides, ramekins are fun.  Even the word “ramekins” itself is fun!  The twice-baked step does provide a pleasing crust on the top of the potatoes, in case you were wondering.

I did not include amounts…

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