Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Monica Mills Modified: March 21, 2022
Mashed Sweet Potatoes

How To Make Mashed Sweet Potatoes

If you are used to the starchy and creamy mashed potato, try this mashed potato for a change. It’s sweeter, starchier, and creamier – a superb side dish!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4lbssweet potatoes
  • 4tspsaltdivided
  • 1tbspgarlic powder
  • cupunsalted butter
  • ¼cupsour creamreduced fat
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • ¼cupparmesan cheeseoptional
  • ¼cupmilk
  • 1tbspparsleyoptional


  1. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into 2-inch cubes.

  2. Place sweet potatoes in a large pot and cover with water by an inch.

  3. Season with 3 teaspoons of salt and bring to a boil, reduce heat down to medium-low and allow to simmer for about 15 to 30 minutes or until tender.

  4. Drain cooked potatoes, add in the butter, sour cream, garlic, remaining salt, and Parmesan cheese.

  5. Mash with a potato masher until smooth, adding milk for a smoother and lighter mash.

  6. Garnish with parsley, serve.


  • Calories: 406.54kcal
  • Fat: 14.22g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.41g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 63.36g
  • Fiber: 9.26g
  • Sugar: 13.54g
  • Protein: 7.94g
  • Cholesterol: 37.33mg
  • Sodium: 800.44mg
  • Calcium: 193.43mg
  • Potassium: 1081.65mg
  • Iron: 2.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 2267.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.52mg
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