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Root Beer Braised Sweet Potato Mash

Growing up in North Carolina, sweet potatoes and yams were always on our table. I can't get enough of these yummy orange, and sometimes purple(!), tubers. I noticed the North Carolina Sweet Potato Peeps were having a contest to see what you could do if marshmallows were BANNED from your dish. Look what Apron Strings came up with - Root Beer Braised Sweet Potato Mash!

Root Beer Braised Sweet Potato Mash

What can you do with a sweet potato casserole without marshmallows? A lot.

This recipe includes cumin, cayenne, cream cheese and smoked Gouda. I can't wait to try this for our Sunday dinner! My kids may just get the giggles when I tell them I'm going to cook with the root beer.

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