Sweet Potato Puree
1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup nondairy milk (I use soy)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
2 tablespoons vegan butter substitute
kosher salt, to taste
white pepper, to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 tablespoons brown sugar
1. Boil potatoes with 2 cups water, until tender (can put fork through). Remove from heat. Put the potatoes in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade.
2. Meanwhile, pour the milk into a 2-quart pot, add the vanilla and orange zest, and set it over medium heat.
3. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Pour the mixture over the potatoes in the processor and add the vegan butter substitute.
4. Puree the potato mixture until smooth. Season with salt and 4 grinds pepper, cinnamon and sugar.. Keep covered and warm until ready to serve.