Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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From: Eatingwell.com, September 2018

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.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • ½ cup reduced-fat milk, warmed
  • 3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper


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  1. 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 information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 159 calories; 6 g fat(4 g sat); 3 g fiber; 24 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 14 mcg folate; 17 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 16,304 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 61 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 267 mg sodium; 414 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (326% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ starch, 1 fat

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