How to Make Simple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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These easy mashed sweet potatoes are a great side dish and only take a few minutes to make.

These easy mashed sweet potatoes are a great side dish and only take a few minutes to make.

Making mashed sweet potatoes really isn’t much different than making traditional mashed potatoes.

To Make This Recipe, You Will Need:

  • sweet potatoes
  • water
  • coconut milk
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • knife
  • vegetable peeler
  • sauce pan
  • colander
  • potato masher

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These easy mashed sweet potatoes are a great side dish and only take a few minutes to make.
sweet potatoes

It is really just a matter of peeling and cubing the potatoes, and then simmering them in some water until tender.

Mash them with a couple other simple ingredients, and that is all you need for this simple side dish.

cubed sweet potatoes in a sauce pan

Sweet potatoes have always been a favorite of mine, from Sweet Potato Casserole to Sweet Potato, Bacon and Spinach Chowder. I’m certain you will love this dish as well.

These easy mashed sweet potatoes are a great side dish and only take a few minutes to make.

So simple and so delicious! Sweet potatoes are such a great side dish!

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Yield: 4 servings

How to Make Simple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

How to Make Simple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes are a lovely, and simple side dish.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 lb sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c coconut milk (canned, full-fat)
  • salt & pepper to taste, optional

Instructions

  1. Peel the sweet potatoes, and cut them into 1 inch pieces. Place them in a saucepan.
  2. Add enough water to cover the potatoes by an inch or so.
  3. Bring them to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.
  4. Drain the potatoes in a colander and place them back into the saucepan.
  5. Add in the coconut milk and mash them with a potato masher until smooth.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste if you like.

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