3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
About ¾ cup coconut milk, heated
1-1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon chicken flavor bouillon (powder)
A pinch of freshly ground nutmeg
¾ cup fully cooked smoked bacon, cut into small pieces and sauteed
Salt and black ground pepper to taste
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
sweet potatoes in a large pot of cold salted water until very tender
(about 15 minutes). Drain. Let stand in colander 2-5 minutes. Purée
sweet potatoes with a potato ricer or masher; then, stir in the coconut
milk until mixture is homogeneous and creamy.
Add the garlic and chicken bouillon powder, nutmeg, sauteed bacon, salt and pepper; stir well.
Before serving, stir in the chopped cilantro.
bacon recipe source: Denise Browning, From Brazil To You, November 12, 2013