How To Make Homemade Mashed Sweet Potatoes
These mashed sweet potatoes are made tastier with the addition of flavorful herbs, creamy butter, and sour cream! Cook this up in just 30 fast minutes.
Place the cubed sweet potatoes in a large saucepan or Dutch oven, then add enough water to cover by about 1 inch.
Add 1 teaspoon of the salt, then bring the mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for 9 to 12 minutes until the potatoes are tender.
Drain well, then return the potatoes to the pot. Mash the sweet potatoes to desired consistency.
Promptly add almost all of the green onion and parsley, reserving a small amount of each for garnish. Add the garlic, thenstir to combine.
Stir in most of the sour cream, all of the butter, and the remaining 1 teaspoon of salt. Season to taste with additional salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Transfer the mashed potatoes to a serving bowl, then swirl the reserved sour cream on top with a spoon.
Sprinkle with the reserved green onion and parsley, drizzle the top lightly with olive oil, then finish with a sprinkle of pepper.
Serve warm, and enjoy!
Leftovers will keep well, covered and refrigerated for 3 to 4 days.
- Calories: 342.31kcal
- Fat: 8.62g
- Saturated Fat: 4.93g
- Trans Fat: 0.23g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 2.55g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.44g
- Carbohydrates: 62.54g
- Fiber: 9.59g
- Sugar: 13.09g
- Protein: 5.34g
- Cholesterol: 20.25mg
- Sodium: 767.90mg
- Calcium: 117.25mg
- Potassium: 1083.43mg
- Iron: 2.27mg
- Vitamin A: 2226.49µg
- Vitamin C: 12.98mg
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