mashed sweet potatoes

Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

This Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes recipe is sweet and creamy and made with super simple ingredients you probably already have at your home! They are perfect for the holidays but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy them all year long!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Smashed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Mariam E.


  • 6 whole sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk optional
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leave optional
  • 1 tbsp butter melted for topping, optional


  • Fill a pot half way through with water and bring to boil.
  • Peel and cube the potatoes then rinse.
  • Transfer the potatoes into the pot and boil until fork tender.
  • Remove and drain all the water. Add in the remainder of the ingredients immediately and then mash to obtain a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Transfer to a serving dish, flatten out the potatoes a little to give it a nice look and then add in the 1 tbsp. of melted butter on top. Garnish with fresh thyme and then serve. (optional)


Serving: 1g | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 324mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g
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