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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

This is something new that my parents made at our Thanksgiving meal this year. It’s from Martha Stewart, and it’s really easy. Because of their natural sweetness, these potatoes don’t have as much added sugar as the traditional sweetened yams, but they are sooo yummy! Also, as an added “plus,” sweet potatoes carry the antioxidant beta-carotene (which helps fight infections), as well as Vitamin E.
mashed sweet potatoesMashed Sweet Potatoes
The recipe ingredients are from Martha Stewart’s website. I have adapted the instructions to fit the way that my parents made them. If you are dairy free, I bet you could use any non-dairy milk (such as almond) as a good substitute.

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half (or non-dairy milk)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar (or coconut palm sugar)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper (sprinkle to taste)

Cook the sweet potatoes until very tender, either by boiling them or baking in the oven. You can easily remove the skin afterwards by running the potatoes under cold water and peeling it off. Add potatoes and other ingredients to a stand mixer, and blend until smooth.

Serve and enjoy!
(Shared as part of Gluten Free Fridays.)

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3 thoughts on “Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  1. These sound great, I know my boys would love them! Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! 🙂
    I hope to see you again this week!

    This week is sponsored by Sugar and Spice Market! They are giving away a package of their gluten free sugar cookie mix and a package of their gluten free pancake/waffle mix! It is just in time for the holidays!

    Link up starts tomorrow (thursday) at 7:05pm eastern time! Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

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