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White 'n' Sweet Mashed Potatoes Recipe

White 'n' Sweet Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Sweet potatoes are a staple of Southern cooking here in North Carolina. Combined with russet potatoes, this recipe makes simple mashed potatoes a very special treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds russet potatoes (about 4 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup milk, warmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. Place russet potatoes and sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  • 2. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes with the milk, butter, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg until potatoes reach desired consistency. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 172 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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zegunism User ID: 3308364 164752
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2014

"We were not fans of these."

scrapo User ID: 2908723 152189
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2012

"Yummy! Added a tiny bit of brown sugar to them. Will make again!"

rl091504 User ID: 2554048 150449
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"A nice alternative to regular mashed potatoes! I will definitely make these again."

denise berlin User ID: 1068204 165021
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2009

"The combination of the two potatoes is a wonderful change...very good taste."

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