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Favorite Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Favorite Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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


  • 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. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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