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mashed sweet potatoes with butter and green herbs on top.
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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Switch up your usual potato routine and whip up these mashed sweet potatoes! It only takes five ingredients and about 20 minutes before you have this rich and creamy dish ready to go. Softened sweet potatoes, combined with cream, butter, and seasonings come together to make a scrumptious side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 442kcal


  • Potato Masher


  • 4 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon ground
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel and slice the sweet potatoes into 2-inch chunks. Boil the potatoes for 20 minutes or until fork-tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and let them sit for 5-10 minutes. Add the butter to the sweet potatoes and mash in a large bowl using a potato masher.
  • Add the heavy cream and cinnamon, season with salt and pepper generously. Garnish with fresh herbs and enjoy!


Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 1029mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 43568IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 2mg