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Recipe For Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe For Mashed Sweet Potatoes

This is the absolute best recipe for mashed sweet potatoes. Healthy mashed sweet potatoes are thick and creamy. My family loves to gobble them all up too. That makes me happy to see them eating healthy. I’ve included both directions how to make sweet potato mash a vegan sweet potato recipe or regular. 

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These healthy mashed sweet potatoes are my favorite side dish for family dinner. I love when my kids eat sweet potatoes because they’re packed with nutrients like vitamin A. Not to mention how quick and easy they are to cook. 

This vegan sweet potato recipe only takes about 30 minutes in total to make. Additionally, if you’re not vegan it’s so simple to replace the type of milk, cream, and butter. Canned coconut milk can be replaced with heavy cream.

Furthermore other ingredient replacement options for this recipe for mashed sweet potatoes include substituting soy milk for regular milk. Also vegan butter can be replaced with real butter. So easy to make it vegan or not. 

Ingredients for this recipe for mashed sweet potatoes are so easy. There are s are so easy. All you need is 5 averaged size sweet potatoes, 1 cup soy milk, or milk of your choice. You also need 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk from the can or heavy whipping cream. How to make sweet potato mash is so simple. 

This recipe is so quick and easy

Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Other ingredients for healthy mashed sweet potatoes includes 2 tbsp vegan butter or butter if your choice. Also 1 tbsp salt, 1/2 tbsp cinnamon, and 1/2 tbsp nutmeg. The directions to make this vegan sweet potato recipe are equally simple

Start making recipe for mashed sweet potatoes by removing all the skin off the sweet potatoes. Then cut the sweet potatoes into chunks (about 1 inch by 1 inch is fine). Next combine the sweet potato chunks in a large cooking pot with 3 cups water.

Bring it to a boil and allow to cook for approximately 20 minutes (until the sweet potatoes are soft). Drain the water from the pot but keep the cooked sweet potatoes in the pot. Add the remaining ingredients to the pot and put on low heat

Use a sturdy whisk to beat the sweet potatoes and other ingredients into mash. Remove the heat all together after about 10 minutes. It’s that easy to make vegan sweet potatoes recipe for your whole family. Mashed sweet potatoes are great for kids and toddlers too.

More on how to make sweet potato mash below.

How to pick the best sweet potatoes: there are at least multiple types of sweet potatoes to choose from! For example:

  • Speckled purple– have deep purple skin described as flecked magenta. They are nutty and mild in flavor as well.
  • Heirloom – are light skinned with white flesh. They are mild, moist, and sweet; a good choice for baking, roasting, and casseroles.
  • Hannahs – have tan skin and an off-white insides. They have a mildly sweet flavor and are perfect for mashing.
  • Jewels- have copper skin and deep-orange flesh. They are moist and tender especially in casseroles.
  • Garnets– have purple skin and orange flesh. These are moist and dense making them perfect t for sweet potato pie!

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 8

Amount per serving

Calories 136

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4.5g 6%

Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%

Cholesterol 10mg 3%

Sodium 919mg 40%

Total Carbohydrate 23.5g 9%

Dietary Fiber 3g 11%

Total Sugars 5.8g

Protein 2.6g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0% 

Calcium 35mg 3% 

Iron 1mg 3% 

Potassium 50mg 1%

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These potatoes are so sweet, thick, and creamy.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, gluten free, healthy, paleo, side dish, sweet potato, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 136 kcal
Author admin

Ingredients

  • 5 Large Sweet potatoes Skinned, sliced into chunks
  • 1 Cup Soy milk Or milk of your choice
  • ¼ Cup Coconut milk Full fat from the can (Or heavy cream)
  • 2 Tbsp Vegan butter Or regular
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • ½ Tbsp Cinnamon
  • ½ Tbsp Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Start by removing all the skin off the sweet potatoes 

  2. Then cut the sweet potatoes into chunks (about 1 inch by 1 inch is fine)

  3. Next combine the sweet potato chunks in a large cooking pot with 3 cups water 

  4. Bring it to a boil and allow to cook for approximately 20 minutes (until the sweet potatoes are soft)

  5. Drain the water from the pot but keep the cooked sweet potatoes in the pot

  6. Add the remaining ingredients to the pot and put on low heat

  7. Use a sturdy whisk to beat the sweet potatoes and other ingredients into mash

  8. Remove the heat all together after about 10 minutes 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 8

Amount per serving

Calories 136

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4.5g 6%

Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%

Cholesterol 10mg 3%

Sodium 919mg 40%

Total Carbohydrate 23.5g 9%

Dietary Fiber 3g 11%

Total Sugars 5.8g

Protein 2.6g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 35mg 3%

Iron 1mg 3%

Potassium 50mg 1%

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Hello guys! My name is Jessica and I am a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and plant based recipes! I have been blogging for 4 years but I have been into cooking, baking, and creating my entire life, Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

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