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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potatoes are an easy and nutritious side dish that can accompany any entree. A great idea to try in place of traditional mashed potatoes.
Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe Source: MyPlate.gov


  • 4 sweet potatoes (small to medium)
  • 3/4 teaspoon thyme (fresh or dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into slices that are 3/4 inch thick.
  3. Put them in a saucepan with enough water to cover the potatoes.
  4. Bring the water to a boil on medium heat.
  5. Cook the potatoes for 20-25 minutes until they’re soft.
  6. Drain the water. Put the potatoes in a medium bowl.
  7. Use a fork or potato masher to mash the potatoes.
  8. Mix in the thyme, salt and pepper.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Total Fat0 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium217 mg
Total Carbohydrate26 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Total Sugars5 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein2 g
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