Yield: 8 to 10 servings

 

10 cups peeled and chopped sweet potatoes (about 6 large potatoes)

2 tablespoons orange zest

13 cup fresh orange juice

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar

2 tablespoons cane syrup

¼ teaspoon ground ginger

¼  teaspoon ground nutmeg

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Garnish: Crispy Fried Sage Leaves, kosher salt


1. Place sweet potatoes in a large stockpot. Cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer until fork tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain.

 

2. In a medium bowl, combine orange zest, orange juice, sugar, brown sugar, cane syrup, ginger, nutmeg, and cinnamon, whisking well. 

 

3. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Pour orange mixture over potatoes. Mash to desired consistency.

 

4. Garnish with Crispy Fried Sage Leaves and salt, if desired.