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Quick and Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"This is my favorite quick and easy recipe. For more flavor, add maple syrup."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 573 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl; mash butter, garlic, basil, and thyme into the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 573 calories; 23.3 g fat; 86.6 g carbohydrates; 7.1 g protein; 61 mg cholesterol; 398 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Flavor was spot on, I am not a fan of overtly sweet Sweet Potatoes. If you have to add sugar to your vegetable to make them taste good, there is something wrong with the vegetable. I would def...

Most helpful critical review

I think instead of herbs u should do brown sugar then it would be FANTASIC!

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I think instead of herbs u should do brown sugar then it would be FANTASIC!

Flavor was spot on, I am not a fan of overtly sweet Sweet Potatoes. If you have to add sugar to your vegetable to make them taste good, there is something wrong with the vegetable. I would def...

I made this for my family's Christmas dinner. At first, I thought the recipe was too heavy on the garlic, and I think I would use a tad less if I made this again, but my family ended up really l...

We liked this for the most part, just needed to up the dried basil for our taste.

These were delicious! Simple to make and everyone loved them. I made them exactly as per the recipe.

VERY easy to make! I made exactly as the recipe calls for as I don't like to review a recipe that's been changed up. To me it's not a fair rating of the recipe. If you've changed things, it's no...

I loved this recipe my kids however weren't fans. It was an excellent recipe

This is a good alternative when you don't want it sweet from sugar/syrup etc..

Instead of the thyme and basil I used a little maple syrup and brown sugar. It came out really good.