SWEET POTATOES - MASHED GRAPEFRUIT SWEET POTATOES
Makes 12 1-cup servings
12 small sweet potatoes (7-1/2 pounds)
1/2 cup butter, divided (4 ounces)
3 tablespoons dark rum, divided
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cups Grapefruit Sections, cut into chunks
1/2 cup Grapefruit Juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Bake the sweet potatoes in a preheated 400 degree oven until soft.
Peel and mash with 3 ounces of butter and 1 tablespoon of rum. Reserve until needed.
Melt the remaining 1 ounce of butter in a sauté pan.
Add the sugar and stir until the sugar is melted and begins to bubble.
Add the grapefruit and sauté until the liquid is reduced by 1/2.
Add the grapefruit juice and the remaining 2 tablespoons of rum.
Cook for 1 minute.
Add the mixture to the sweet potatoes.
Season with salt and pepper.
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