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Quick and Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Quick and Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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"This is my favorite quick and easy recipe. For more flavor, add maple syrup."
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30 m servings 573 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 573 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 86.6g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 7.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 398 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl; mash butter, garlic, basil, and thyme into the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth.

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  1. 11 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

We liked this for the most part, just needed to up the dried basil for our taste.

Most helpful critical review

I think instead of herbs u should do brown sugar then it would be FANTASIC!

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I think instead of herbs u should do brown sugar then it would be FANTASIC!

We liked this for the most part, just needed to up the dried basil for our taste.

This is a good alternative when you don't want it sweet from sugar/syrup etc..

Instead of the thyme and basil I used a little maple syrup and brown sugar. It came out really good.

This isn't a bad recipe, everyone in my family liked it a lot in fact. My only issue with it is that I followed the recipe exactly, and the sweet potatoes were rock had after having been simme...

Thank you for the recipe on the sweet potato mash potatoes it was delicious never use this site before grateful I found it thank you

i made these potatoes as per recipe except just being 2 of us i used 1 huge sweet potato, the out come was all that i expected. a definite keeper.....the only thing i done different was I microw...

I'm used to super sweet potato with extra butter and sugar etc this is a nice more robust traditional dish to me. I made 500g worth and am going to eat it all by myself since I am perma bulking ...

Flavor was spot on, I am not a fan of overtly sweet Sweet Potatoes. If you have to add sugar to your vegetable to make them taste good, there is something wrong with the vegetable. I would def...

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