2poundsorange-fleshed sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
2tablespoonsolive oil, coconut oil, or unsalted butter, room temp
1/2teaspoonfreshly grated orange zest
3tablespoonsreduced fat (2 percent) milk, or more to taste
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).
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.
Orange-and-Spice Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrates 23g8%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.