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Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle Sweet Potatoes deliver a smoky, spicy twist to the traditional sweet potato side dish.

All You NOVEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves: 8
  • Cook time: 2 Hours, 15 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$0.57


  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 large)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped canned chipotle chilies (about 1 1/2 chilies) in adobo sauce, plus 2 Tbsp. sauce
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Prick potatoes all over with a fork and bake until very soft, 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes. Let cool. Lower oven temperature to 350ºF.

2. Cut potatoes in half crosswise and scoop out flesh. In a food processor, puree potato flesh with chilies, sauce, butter and salt. Spread into a greased 2-quart baking dish.

3. Bake uncovered until hot, 40 to 45 minutes. Serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 271
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 51g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 327mg

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Chipotle Sweet Potatoes Recipe