Mashed Sweet Lime Potatoes


  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • Zest of 3 limes
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice


  1. Wash potatoes thoroughly under cool water, peel, and cut into 2 inch cubes
  2. Toss potatoes in a large pot, and add enough water to cover everything plus an inch more on top. Bring to a boil, and let simmer for 15 minutes oruntil potatoes are tender.
  3. Transfer potatoes in a large bowl and use a masher to break them into a chunky paste. Add the rest of the ingredients and us a spatula to mix everything together. If you want a smoother consistency, keep using the masher until you achieve desired consistency.

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