Mashed Sweet Potatoes with White Cheddar

This delicious side dish recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving or any special occasion. It features a luscious mix of sweet potatoes, white cheddar cheese, red apples, whipping cream, and fresh thyme.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Bake: 40 mins 425°F
  • Bake: 30 mins 325°F
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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with White Cheddar
pounds sweet potatoes (about 7 medium)
cup butter
teaspoon kosher salt or salt
ounces aged white cheddar cheese, shredded
cup bourbon or orange juice
cup whipping cream
cup packed dark brown sugar
large red onion, cut into thin wedges
medium red apples, cored and cut into wedges
teaspoons snipped fresh thyme
teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Scrub potatoes and prick with fork; place on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 40 minutes or until tender. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F.
  2. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, scrape pulp from skin. Transfer to bowl. Mash with 2 tablespoons of the butter and 3/4 teaspoon of the salt. Stir in cheese, bourbon, cream, and 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar. Transfer to buttered 1-1/2-quart casserole. Cover; bake 30 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Meanwhile, in microwave-safe 2-quart casserole combine remaining butter, brown sugar, and salt. Add onion. Microcook on 100% power (high), for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender. Add apples. Cover and microcook 2 minutes more or until apple is tender. Stir in thyme and pepper. Serve with sweet potatoes. Serves 8.
Nutrition Facts (Mashed Sweet Potatoes with White Cheddar)
    Per serving:
  • 293 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 37 mg chol.,
  • 421 mg sodium,
  • 38 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 16 g sugar,
  • 5 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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