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Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a healthier and not-so-sweet option for those who prefer sweet potato fries to sweet potato pies. I use organic ingredients, but it is not required!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 155
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 1/2 quarts)

Directions

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with cold water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes; drain and transfer potatoes to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Beat potatoes with an electric mixer until smooth; add cream cheese and beat again until smooth. Season potatoes with sea salt.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Serve immediately, or transfer to an oven-safe baking dish, cover, and keep warm in an oven at 200 degrees F (95 degrees C) until the rest of meal is ready!
  • Substitute cream cheese for the Neufchatel cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 155 calories; 2.3 30.7 3.3 7 194 Full nutrition

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I love finding new ways to prepare sweet potatoes that don't involve the usual sickly sweet versions that are covered in brown sugar or other sweetness. These are really creamy and very tasty. ...

Most helpful critical review

My kids and I tried it as is and found it really bland. We tried some with a touch of maple syrup and some with a bit of brown sugar. None of the three were good enough to make again. Not terrib...

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I love finding new ways to prepare sweet potatoes that don't involve the usual sickly sweet versions that are covered in brown sugar or other sweetness. These are really creamy and very tasty. ...

4*s, but I made it into 5 by adding a 1/4 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice!

These mashed sweet potatoes are AWESOME!!! I love that these potatoes aren't overly sweet. They're super creamy and were easy to make. These potatoes were my favorite part of dinner tonight.

This is so good. It was creamy and not dry at all.

To say this was painfully easy doesn't do it justice. Super simple, and tastes like to you in way more effort than you did!(Always a win in my book!)

Easy to make and has a great texture. I would have given it 5 stars but it was a bit bland until I added a little sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice as recommended by several other reviewers.

The first couple of times I made this, I followed the recipe exactly--came out creamy and delicious. I made them earlier this week and used plain greek yogurt and some honey--sooo yummy!

Our family absolutely loved it. We did not cut nor peel our potatoes, and followed the recipe. They came out great for us, creamy and smooth. Thanks for the suggestion.

This was my first ever attempt at mashed sweet potatoes and we really loved the recipe! I added the 1/4 tsp of pumpkin pie spice as suggested and feel it was a great add. And while I appreciate ...