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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

9 Ratings
9 Ratings
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Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Mashed sweet potatoes are an easy and nutritious side dish that can accompany any entree. A great idea to try in place of traditional mashed potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes (small to medium)
  • 3/4 teaspoon thyme (fresh or dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into slices that are ¾ inch thick.
  3. Put them in a saucepan with enough water to cover the potatoes.
  4. Bring the water to a boil on medium heat.
  5. Cook the potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes until they’re soft.
  6. Drain the water. Put the potatoes in a medium bowl.
  7. Use a fork or potato masher to mash the potatoes.
  8. Mix in the thyme, salt, and pepper.
Source:

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 113
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 217 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 43 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 442 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 113
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 43 mg
Potassium 442 mg
Sodium 217 mg
Copper 200 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 33 mg
Phosphorus 62 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 922 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 15 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups

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