Maple Sweet Potatoes

Photo: Tina Rupp

Yield: 4 servings, with leftovers
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 115mg
  • Calories: 284
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 54g
  • Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Protein: 5mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 661mg


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Cut peeled sweet potatoes into 2-inch chunks. Place them in a large pot, cover with lightly salted water, and bring to a boil. Simmer, covered, until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain. Reserve 3 chunks (about 1/2 potato) for another use. Mash the remaining pieces with 3 tablespoons maple syrup, 1/3 cup low-fat milk, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt.
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