Orange-and-Spice Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • 2pounds orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2tablespoons olive oil, coconut oil, or unsalted butter, room temp
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
  • 3tablespoons reduced fat (2 percent) milk, or more to taste
  1. Put potato pieces in a pot and cover with cold water by 1 inch. Bring to a boil, then simmer until tender, 8–12 minutes. Drain, then pour back into pot (if using a hand mixer) or a mixing bowl (if using a standing mixture with paddle attachment).
  2. Add butter, cinnamon, allspice, and orange zest. Beat on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add milk and beat until uniform and creamy. For a lighter texture, add a bit more milk. Stir in salt to taste.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Orange-and-Spice Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 126 cal, 21% fat cal, 3g fat, 2g sat fat, 8mg chol, 2g protein, 23g carb, 4g fiber, 65mg sodium