Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Milk Recipe

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Submitted by jlidh

Makes 4 servings



This three-ingredient dish, known as piele in Hawaii, is fabulously simple. Coconut milk - an occasional indulgence because of the saturated fat - contributes rich flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Milk

1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
3/4 c lite coconut milk
1 T fresh ginger, minced
1/2 t salt

Recipe Directions for Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Milk

  1. Prick sweet potatoes with a fork in several places. Microwave on High until tender all the way to the center, 10 to 15 minutes. (Alternatively, place in a baking dish and bake at 425 degrees F until tender all the way to the center, about 1 hour.)

  2. When cool enough to handle, peel off and discard skin. Transfer the sweet potatoes to a medium microwaveable bowl and mash thoroughly with a potato masher. Add coconut milk, ginger and salt; stir well. Reheat in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes, or in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 217.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
231
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
318mg
13%
Potassium
1406mg
40%
Total Carbohydrates
50.0g
17%
Dietary Fiber
7.1g
28%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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