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Favorite Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

8 servings

My family begs me to make mashed sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love this recipe because it can be made a day ahead and warmed up before the big meal. —Senja Merrill, Sandy, Utah
Favorite Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 6 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Directions

  1. Place sweet potatoes in a 6-qt. stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain; return to pan. Mash potatoes, gradually adding orange juice, brown sugar, syrup and pie spice to reach desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 117 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

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