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Whipped Sweet Potatoes

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Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Jessica Braider
Sweet, light, and delicious. This super food's answer to mashed potatoes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes about 5 potatoes
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, to taste
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup or brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk or use any variety


  • Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into 1-inch pieces.
  • Cover the potatoes with water in a large saucepan or a stockpot and bring it to a boil over high heat.
  • Simmer the potatoes until they are fork tender, 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain them thoroughly, and use a mixer to whip them, adding the butter or margarine, maple syrup or brown sugar, and milk, until they are smooth.
  • Optional step: Transfer the whipped potatoes to a small casserole and bake it at 400 degrees until the top of the potatoes start to brown, 10 - 15 minutes.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values):Calories 158, Total Fat: 2g, 3%; Saturated Fat: 0g, 2%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 53mg, 2%; Total Carbohydrate: 33g, 11%; Dietary Fiber: 5g, 21%; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 3g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, High Fiber, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, Nut-Free, Side Dish, Super Scramble Express (20 minutes or less total), Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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