Maple Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Maple Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl


Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Cost per Serving:


Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 268
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Sodium 351 mg


4 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
1 tablespoon softened butter
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
4 teaspoons maple syrup
1 1/4 ounces cooked and crumbled bacon (about 3 slices)


1. Pierce each potato with a fork 3 to 4 times on each side. Wrap each potato in a damp paper towel. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes. Cool slightly. Cut potatoes in half; scoop pulp into a bowl. Mash pulp.

2. Stir butter, milk, and syrup into potato pulp. Top with bacon.

Phoebe Wu,

Cooking Light

September 2012
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