The Literate Chef

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

In Recipes, Thanksgiving, Vegetables on December 4, 2011 at 4:04 PM

Ingredients:

3 lbs. sweet potatoes
1 cup light brown sugar
½ stick sweet butter
¼ cup orange juice
½ cup bourbon

Preparation:

1.    Par-boil sweet potatoes for 15 minutes until fork can gently pierce them, remove the skins when cooled and slice them into  1/2 inch  thick pieces.
2.    In a separate pot, mix together the sugar, butter, orange juice, and bourbon and simmer for 5 minutes.
3.    Place sliced sweet potatoes in a baking pan.
4.    Pour the mixture over them, cover with aluminum foil and bake in oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees, remove foil and bake additional 15 minutes.

Please also see: The Turkey that Keeps Giving

  1. This sounds delicious. I am definitely going to try the recipe- bookmarked!

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