Red Hot Solar Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle chiles give these whipped sweet potatoes a smokey, spicy kick. Add them a little at a time until the heat is right for your taste.

Spicy Sun Oven Whipped Sweet Potatoes

(adapted for the Sun Oven from epicurious.com)

Ingredients

2 1/2 to 3 pounds sweet potatoes, scrubbed

1 to 2 chipotle chile in adobo, minced to a paste

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Set Sun Oven out to preheat.

Put the sweet potatoes in a large roasting pan, cover and bake int the Sun Oven until very soft, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Leave the Sun Oven out. Let the potatoes cool enough to handle then cut in half and scoop out the flesh into a bowl. Beat the potatoes, minced chiles (to taste), butter, and salt with an electric beater until smooth. Spread the mixture out in a greased baking dish. Cover the dish with tin foil, then a dark tea towel and bake in the Sun Oven until hot, 35 to 40 minutes.

Makes 4 to 6 servings

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