Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Lavender & Lime
Sweet potatoes are a great source of Vitamin A and this recipe offers a delicious mingling of flavours of lavender and lime for a satisfying side dish .
2 lbs sweet potatoes
¼ cup melted butter
¼ cup. fresh lime juice
½ tsp ground Serenity Culinary Lavender
¼ tsp nutmeg
½ tsp of salt
¼ tsp of pepper
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Wrap the sweet potatoes in tin foil and bake for approximately 1 hour or until very soft. Set aside until cool then cut the potatoes open and scrape out the flesh into a mixing bowl . Discard the skins. Stir in butter, lime juice, lavender, salt and pepper. Using a stick blender or food processor, blend until smooth. Place on a serving dish top with cilantro and garnish with slices of lime
*Use a spice grinder to ground your lavender.
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