Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Chef Tom
This sweet potato recipe is savory and has less calories than sweet potato casserole.
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Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 228 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme plus leaves for garnish
  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/8 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water to 2 inches above potatoes. Bring to a boil over high; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until tender, about 18 minutes. Remove from heat. Drain and return potatoes to saucepan.
  • Combine butter and olive oil in a small skillet over medium; cook until browned and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in thyme.
  • Add milk, salt, and pepper to sweet potatoes; mash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Drizzle with butter mixture; gently stir once or twice. Garnish with thyme leaves.


Calories: 228kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 443mgPotassium: 600mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 24398IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 73mgIron: 1mg
Keyword side dish, thanksgiving
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