CONTEST WINNER: Sweet Potato Poi
- 3 lb. sweet potatoes
- 1/2 C. water
- 1 1/2 C. milk
- 1 1/2 C. coconut
- 4 Tbs. butter
- Salt to taste
Wash sweet potatoes and remove bad spots (no need to peel unless you really want to). Chop or grate in food processor or julienne with hand slicer. Put into 3 qt.-pot with the water. Cover and microwave 10 minutes. Stir and mash and cook another 10 minutes. Stir and mash and cook 8 more minutes.
While potatoes are cooking, combine milk and coconut. Put on stove on low until bubbles form around the edge. When potatoes are cooked add the coconut mix, butter, and salt. Mix well and enjoy.