Tahini and honey butter whipped sweet potatoes

Using just a handful of ingredients, this mash is super comforting, creamy, and everything you need for your holiday table!

Serves 4

  • 3 medium – large sweet potatoes 
  • 1 head garlic 
  • 1 tbs of olive oil 
  • 4 tbs butter 
  • 1.5 tsp honey 
  • 1.5 tsp ras el hanout 
  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon 
  • 3 tbs of tahini 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees 
  2. Cut the tip off a clove of garlic 
  3. Place sweet potatoes and garlic on baking sheet and coat in olive oil. Poke sweet potatoes with fork all over 
  4. Bake in the oven— sweet potatoes will need 45-60 minutes and the garlic needs 30 minutes
  5. While the sweet potatoes are baking, beat them the butter, honey, a dash of cinnamon, and .5 tsp of ras el hanout with a handheld electric beater until whipped and smooth. Set aside. 
  6. Remove garlic and sweet potatoes from oven and let cool.
  7. Once cooked, squeeze the garlic out of their skins into a large bowl and beat with a handheld electric beater until it forms a smooth paste. 
  8. Peel the sweet potatoes and add the flesh to the garlic bowl and continue to beat until everything is smooth. 
  9. Add 2 tbs of the tahini, 3 tbs of the honey butter, and the remaining spices and best until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. When ready to heat, heat up the potatoes in the microwave and top with the remaining tbs of tahini and honey butter.