Thursday, December 26, 2013

Sweet Potato Green Onion Mash

I'm excited to share my first post after Christmas! I hope that everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday...I know mine was! Since I've been home we have even been able to do some exploring in San Francisco and the North Bay, and the weather has been especially gorgeous and unusually warm for this time of year. Here are some of my favorite shots so far:

          

          

Of course my Christmas was full of delicious food too...Traditionally, we have pea soup, fried fish, potato salad, and Czech cookies as part of our Christmas Eve dinner, but this year I wanted to mix it up and add a dish since I'm not crazy about potato salad in the first place...and sweet potatoes were the first thing that came to mind! They turned out great and more importantly were so fast and easy to make ;) Definitely the perfect idea for a New Year's dish too, even as a dip!

Sweet Potato Green Onion Mash

Sweet Potato Green Onion Mash

Ingredients
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice
  • 4 green onion stalks

Directions
  • Steam sweet potatoes on the stove (in a colander) for about 20 minutes, or use a crockpot. Cook until soft. Add a pinch of pepper if desired.
  • Meanwhile, finely chop onions, including their green stalks. I cut them in half lengthwise and then minced them entirely.
  • Transfer cooked sweet potatoes to a bowl and mash with a fork. The sweet potatoes should be soft enough for this to be easy.
  • Warm milk in the microwave until it is steaming hot, and pour into the bowl. Add onions and Parmesan cheese, and mix well until all ingredients are combined into a mash.
  •  Serve right away, or cover, refrigerate, and reheat when ready to serve. Enjoy! 

Have you ever been to Northern California? I'd love to hear about what you saw! And I also want to know what you had to eat on Christmas of course! Please share with me :)

3 comments:

  1. These came out delicious! Had then with a turkey and bacon meatloaf and it was perfect. Thank you.

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    1. That's great to hear! So glad you liked it :)

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  2. I made this tonight and we loved it - will def be making this again! FYI - I used almond milk :-)

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