Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Elizabeth Harrison Modified: March 25, 2022
Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes

Make your holidays just a little bit more festive with these mashed sweet potatoes that are flavored with sharp cheddar and a helping of chipotle peppers.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 3lbssweet potatoes
  • 6tbspunsalted butter
  • 1cuphalf & half
  • 1tbspcanned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce,with seeds
  • 1tbspadobo sauce,from the can of chipotle peppers
  • tspsalt
  • 4ozgrated cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and set an oven rack in the middle position. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil.

  2. Prick each potato several times with a fork and transfer to the baking sheet. Bake the potatoes 60 to 75 minutes until tender; turn the potatoes over halfway through baking. Let cool slightly, then peel the potatoes and discard the skins.

  3. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the half & half, chipotle peppers, chipotle sauce, and salt and bring to a simmer.

  4. Off the heat, add the sweet potatoes and cheddar. Using a potato masher, a fork, or an electric mixer on low speed, mash the potatoes until coarsely puréed.

  5. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 426.32kcal
  • Fat: 22.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.69g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.70g
  • Fiber: 6.82g
  • Sugar: 11.32g
  • Protein: 9.43g
  • Cholesterol: 64.73mg
  • Sodium: 701.47mg
  • Calcium: 241.73mg
  • Potassium: 837.24mg
  • Iron: 1.46mg
  • Vitamin A: 1802.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.77mg
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