Mashed Sweet Potatoes by Jean Carper

Mashed Sweet Potatoes by Jean Carper

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"It's a snap to prepare the classic mashed sweet potato side dish when you enlist the microwave for assistance!"
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servings 235 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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.




  • Copyright 2004 Jean Carper. Printed first in USA WEEKEND. All rights reserved.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


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Tasty and easy. Never bothered with the “cooling off” and reheating part. I just mashed them hot and then served. The almonds really add something special. I microwaved 2 sweet potatoes (on ...

Very sweet. Loved the idea of using the microwave to cook the potatoes. It saved so much time in the preparation.

I love sweet potatoes and am always looking for new sweet potato recipes. This recipe is great! Amaretto complements the flavor of sweet potatoes perfectly. Instead of microwaving them, I jus...

I used grated fresh ginger root and added 2 TBSPs unsalted butter. It was a little dry/stiff so next time I would probably add a little chicken broth to make it moist.

Excellent - it was my family's favorite dish at Thanksgiving yesterday. I baked whole sweet potatoes wrapped in foil in the oven until very soft (90 minutes?), then let them sit on the counter ...

I loved the Amaretto in this recipe--I never would have thought to add it to sweet potatoes. I actually used yams (because that is what I had on hand). I only added 2.5 Tablespoons of Amaretto ...

Great easy recipe. Used maple syrup b/c I did not have amaretto. Left out the ginger (not usually a big fan) and they were great. I put my cut up, peeled sweet potatoes in a covered casserole ...

I had a version of this at a wedding reception and went searching for the recipe. Since I had looked for it last minute, I didn't have the Ginger to add to it and my husband hates almonds. They ...

I love amaretto so i gave this a shot! It was so good! My SIL even asked me to bring in Christmas Eve.

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