How does one take a delicious looking photo of a blob of mashed potatoes? These probably would have looked more tasty had I just taken a picture of the entire bowl and not just one serving! In our Eating with Ellie group this week it was my choice and I thought these cider potatoes would be a good beginning to fall weather. Even though it is still hot here I can feel fall in the air. It is coming people and soon! However we are a bit early because Apple cider is not in season yet. At least not here in the south. So I substituted good old Apple Juice!
Even though the recipe calls for two sweet potatoes i used only one but it was a big one! And that one sweet potato made about four servings. This was a very simple side dish to make and we liked it a lot. You just peel your sweet potatoes, cube them, cook in boiling water until tender. Meanwhile you make a sauce on your stove top of apple cider mixed with cinnamon nutmeg and Ginger, with butter. The recipe called for honey but I substituted brown sugar. Even though the spices and cider were subtle they definitely gave flavor to the potatoes.
Come join us on Thursdays for delicious and healthy dishes.