Autumn-Spiced Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy Autumn-Spiced Sweet Potatoes recipe? Learn how to make Autumn-Spiced Sweet Potatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by shellevans35

Makes 2 servings



Whipped sweet potatoes are a great side dish! They're nutrient-dense, flush with fiber, and rich in beta-carotene and vitamin C. Most importantly, they won't set off cravings like traditional mashed potatoes can.

Recipe Ingredients for Autumn-Spiced Sweet Potatoes

1/2 pound sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
1/4 tablespoon low-fat margarine
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1 pinch of nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon allspice
2 tablespoons chopped pecans (optional)

Recipe Directions for Autumn-Spiced Sweet Potatoes

  1. Peel potatoes and chop into medium-sized chunks. Cover with water in large pot and boil until pieces are easily pierced with a fork.

  2. While sweet potatoes cook, toast pecans on rimmed cookie sheet.

  3. Remove sweet potatoes from water, add buttermilk, margarine, and spices, and mash together. With hand mixer or immersion blender, whip potatoes until smooth.

  4. Transfer potatoes to serving dish and top with chopped pecans.

  5. Serve immediately, or keep warm, uncovered, in a 200° F oven.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
201
Calories from Fat
59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.6g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
334mg
14%
Potassium
980mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
33.5g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
2.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
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