ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Marsala

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Marsala, a fortified wine often served as a dessert wine, gives the sweet potatoes a rich flavor--but you may omit it, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon Marsala wine
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Thyme sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 322
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 6.6 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 62.6 g
  • fiber 6.8 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 244 mg
  • calcium 73 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Bake potatoes at 425° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until tender; cool slightly. Cut each potato in half lengthwise, and scoop out pulp. Discard skins.

  3. Place potatoes and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; mash to desired consistency. Cook over low heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with thyme, if desired.