Buttered Sweet Potatoes with Molasses

A recipe revisit from Saturday, November 1, 2014

Ger and Cassie came over to eat dinner with Isaac and me recently and I served this new recipe. Everyone loved these Buttered Sweet Potatoes with Molasses. (Organic blackstrap molasses have a solid mineral benefit – copper, iron, calcium, magnesium)

I put the following ingredients into a large skillet:

2 TBSP Cherry Balsamic Vinegar (Pampered Chef has a great one. So does Flying Olive. You can make this with regular balsamic vinegar, too, but put the Cherry on your grocery list.)
3 TBSP Kerry Gold pasture butter
2 TBSP organic blackstrap molasses
1/2 tsp turmeric
sea salt and black pepper, to taste
3-4 TBSP water

I stirred this up over low heat.

I washed, peeled, and cut into bite-sized chunks – a skillet full of organic sweet potatoes – it depends on the size; sometimes it’s 5-7. Go big. You’re going to love them and hope you have left-overs, which are great thrown into salads later or under over-medium eggs for breakfast the next day. #mealprep

Anyway, I cooked sweet potato chunks in the skillet over medium high heat, stirring often so that the ingredients coated the sweet potatoes as they softened.  I turned them to low after they softened some.
(You may feel like you need another TBSP of water later on- sweet potatoes are all different)

Here’s a pic of the whole delicious meal:

And here’s some Barbells for Boobs shots:

SO, if you are tracking your macros, make some room for this carbfest – it’s such great fuel!  Or, eat a half-serving?  #getmacroed
Buttered Sweet Potatoes with Molasses
Servings 6

calories per serving

  • 2 tbsp, Cherry Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoon (14g), Irish Butter
  • 2 tbsp, Organic Unsulphured Blackstrap Molasses
  • 0.50 tsp(s), Spices, turmeric, ground
  • 0.25 tsp, Sea Salt
  • 0.25 tsp, ground, Spices, pepper, black
  • 6 cup, cubes, Sweet potato, raw, unprepared
Nutrition Facts
Servings 6.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 195
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6 g 9 %
Saturated Fat 4 g 18 %
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20 mg 7 %
Sodium 180 mg 8 %
Potassium 697 mg 20 %
Total Carbohydrate 34 g 11 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g 16 %
Sugars 12 g
Protein 2 g 4 %
Vitamin A 381 %
Vitamin C 5 %
Calcium 7 %
Iron 12 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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