Sweet Potato Pastry



enough pastry for 2 1/2 dozen turnovers

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


3 large sweet potatoes
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons salt
3 cups Masa Harina (instant corn tortilla mix)


Place sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook 20 minutes or until tender; drain. Let cool to the touch; peel and mash.

Combine mashed sweet potatoes, milk, sugar, and salt; beat well. Stir in Masa Harina, mixing until well blended. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 5 minutes. Divide dough in half, and cover with plastic wrap.