Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Looking for an easy mashed sweet potatoes recipe? Learn how to make mashed sweet potatoes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by susieq30549

Makes 20 servings



from about.com web site 86.6g = 3.05 oz

Recipe Ingredients for mashed sweet potatoes

1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
1 1/2 pounds white potatoes
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup 2% milk

Recipe Directions for mashed sweet potatoes

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into cubes. Place in a large saucepan and boil until soft and tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Strain from water and reserve 1/2 cup of water. Set aside and place potatoes in a mixing bowl..

  3. Mash potatoes with masher and add butter and milk. Allow butter to melt and stir with a fork. Continue to mash as you stir.

  4. Add spices and vanilla. Mash with masher or electric mixer. If potatoes are not creamy enough, add some of the potato water or more milk to desired consistency.

  5. Sprinkle cinnamon on top and serve immediately

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 86.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
122
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
51mg
2%
Potassium
457mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
16.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 4% Iron 2%
* 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 sodium
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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