Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Dana Gallagher
Here, the nutmeg accents the sweetness of the potatoes.

Yield:

8 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 51 mg
Calories 139
Caloriesfromfat 0 %
Carbohydrate 26 g
Cholesterol 6 mg
Fat 3 g
Fiber 3 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 111 mg

Ingredients

6 sweet potatoes (about 4 pounds), peeled and cut into eighths
3 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Preparation

Place the sweet potatoes in a large pot and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. Add the remaining ingredients and mash with a potato masher or fork. Season to taste with more salt if necessary.

Kay Chun,

Real Simple

November 2001
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