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Sweet Mash

Created exclusively for NC SweetPotato Commission by San Juan Cafe - Wilmington, NC
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  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 2 medium sweetpotatoes
  • 1 medium russet potato
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Peel potatoes and cut into 2 inch cubes and boil until soft.
  • Put oil and garlic in a small saute pan- cover and put in oven at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until soft and amber colored.
  • In a small dry sauce pan toast the cumin until it turns 2 shades darker then add heavy cream, and butter and bring to a simmer.
  • Once your potatoes are soft, strain and put them into a bowl- add cream and roasted garlic.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and mash.
  • Finish with fresh cilantro.
Recipe analyzed for 6 servings.