bacon infused sweet potatoes
Recipe Type: side
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Yield: many
  • 8 regular sized sweet potatoes
  • 1 pound of bacon- nitrate free if possible
  • 1 small white onion- thinly sliced
  • dash of cinnamon
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste (optional)
  1. begin by peeling the sweet potatoes and washing them thoroughly
  2. dice them up into small chunks (this helps speed up the cooking process)
  3. get a large pot, fill it ¾ of the way full with water and bring to a boil
  4. cook sweet potatoes on high for 10-15 minutes, until softened
  5. in the meantime or before, cook the bacon over medium heat until crispy and set aside
  6. mid-way through cooking the bacon, add in the diced onion and cook simultaneously until caramelized
  7. then mash the sweet potatoes until you achieve a desired consistency (you can also use a hand blender)
  8. crumble the bacon and then add in the bacon/onion mixture
  9. combine by stirring together completely
  10. enjoy!
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