This quick mashed potato recipe has just 5 ingredients and is dinner-ready in 20 minutes. Using sweet potatoes for this classic side dish adds color to your plate along with a little sweetness and a boost of Vitamin A. With classic and simple flavors, it can easily be paired with any of your favorite dishes. Source:, September 2018

Carolyn Casner


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring 1 or 2 inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add sweet potatoes and steam until very soft, 15 to 18 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl and mash with milk, butter, salt and pepper.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave before serving.

Nutrition Facts

159 calories; 6.2 g total fat; 3.9 g saturated fat; 17 mg cholesterol; 267 mg sodium. 414 mg potassium; 23.9 g carbohydrates; 3.4 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 2.5 g protein; 16304 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mg vitamin c; 14 mcg folate; 61 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 31 mg magnesium;