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Mashed sweet potatoes are easy to make with just four simple ingredients in 40 minutes. Boil them until tender, add warm milk and mash until smooth and creamy, then stir in some butter and maple syrup for a deliciously sweet and simple holiday or fall side dish the whole family will love.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes, reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Drain and transfer to a bowl.

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  • Mash potatoes with a potato masher. Slowly mix in 1/2 cup warm milk at a time until desired consistency is reached. Stir in butter and maple syrup until well blended and butter is melted. Serve warm.

Tips

Try brown sugar or honey in place of maple syrup if desired.

Nutrition Facts

353 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 50.9g; fat 16.2g; cholesterol 43.1mg; sodium 160.1mg. Full Nutrition
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