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mashed sweet potatoes in a bowl.
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Mashed Sweet Potatoes!

Easy mashed sweet potatoes are creamy and delicious!  A great side dish to many entrees, mashed sweet potatoes are perfect for holidays or everyday occasions.

These sweet potatoes are naturally gluten-free and grain-free and by using dairy-free milk are dairy-free as well.

Course Dinner, holiday dish, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 188 kcal
Author Christine Galvani


  • 5 sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup milk (I use coconut milk, refrigerated version in a carton).
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (optional)


  1. Cook the sweet potatoes using one of the methods in the post. Bake or boil.

  2. Once the sweet potatoes are cooked, let them cool. Scoop sweet potato meat out of the baked version. Discard the skins.

  3. Place the sweet potatoes and additional ingredients an electric food processor or blender. You could also use an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. 

  4. Blend the mixture for a few minutes until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Check for seasonings and add them as needed.

  5. This dish is the perfect side dish for the holidays or any meal.

  6. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Nutrition Facts
Mashed Sweet Potatoes!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 254mg11%
Potassium 605mg17%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 20114IU402%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 126mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.