Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Orange Essence

Ingredients:

4 medium sweet potatoes (about 8 ounces each), peeled and cut into large dice

1/4 cup buttermilk, warmed slightly

1/4 cup orange juice

2 tsp orange zest

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Directions:

1. Steam the potatoes in a large covered pan fitted with a steamer basket until they are tender, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes with the buttermilk and orange juice.

3. Stir in the zest, salt, and nutmeg.

4. Serve the potatoes topped with a teaspoon of brown sugar, if desired.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve with your choice of lean protein and a fresh green salad.