Side dish - Five spice healthy mashed sweet potatoes recipes

Author: Sean Anselmo  

Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan over high heat and cover generously with boiling water. Bring to a boil then... Drain the sweet potatoes, and return to saucepan. Add the milk, butter, salt, pepper and cinnamon; mash with a potato... Serve warm and garnish with thyme leaves.

Sweet potatoes are often smothered in sugar and topped with more sugar, but this savory version will surprise you and your loved ones and keep them coming back for more! Enjoy these mashed sweet potatoes alongside side some baked chicken or salmon for an easy weeknight meal.

The Best Mashed Sweet Potatoes

The Best Mashed Sweet Potatoes
A surprising addition makes this recipe for The Best Mashed Sweet Potatoes the creamiest-ever to hit your lips!
Provided by: Kelly Senyei
Total time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 5
Ingredients:
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, at room temp
  • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh chives, plus more for topping
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 325 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 56 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 31 mg
  • Sodium: 216 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Sugar: 19 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Peel and dice the sweet potatoes into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Add the sweet potatoes to a large stockpot then cover them with water. Add 2 teaspoons salt then place the stockpot over medium-high heat. Bring the water to a boil then reduce it to a simmer and cook the sweet potatoes until fork-tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Drain the sweet potatoes then add them to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
  4. Immediately add the cream cheese, chives, cinnamon, honey, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Mix on low speed until the potatoes reach your desired texture.
  5. Taste and season the potatoes with salt and pepper then serve.
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Notes: Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Instructions. Boil the sweet potatoes in a large pot of water until they can easily be pierced with a fork. Drain the water from the potatoes. Mash the …

Five spice healthy mashed sweet potatoes

Five spice healthy mashed sweet potatoes
I dare you to not fall in love with these paleo five spice healthy mashed sweet potatoes! They make for an easy side dish during the cooler months.
Provided by: Katie Webster
Total time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 10 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 7
Ingredients:
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese 5 Spice
  • 1 orange zested and juiced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 175 calories
  • Sugar: 12 g
  • Sodium: 348 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 2 g
How to cook:
  1. Bring 1 to 2 inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket over high heat. Add potatoes to the basket, cover and steam until a fork can be easily pressed into the potatoes and pulls out without resistance, 19 to 22 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt coconut oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant and just starting to brown. Add ginger and 5-spice and stir to combine. Remove from the heat and immediately and CAREFULLY stir in juice from the orange to stop the spices from over cooking. Stir in ½ teaspoon zest and salt until the salt is dissolved.
  3. Remove the steamer basket from the saucepan. Transfer the sweet potatoes to a food processor fitted with the steel blade attachment. Scrape coconut oil mixture into the food processor. Puree, scraping down the sides and mixing together once or twice, until completely smooth. Alternatively, for a more rustic texture, pour the boiling water out of the saucepan, and dump the cooked sweet potatoes out of the basket into the hot saucepan. Pour the coconut oil mixture over the sweet potatoes and mash with a potato masher until smooth.
Notes: Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Steam sweet potatoes until you can easily pierce them with a fork, around 15 minutes. Remove potatoes from steamer and place in a large pot and …

Garlic Sweet Potato Mash

Garlic Sweet Potato Mash
Sweet potatoes are often smothered in sugar and topped with more sugar, but this savory version will surprise you and your loved ones and keep them coming back for more!
Provided by: Gina
Total time: 30 minutes
Yields: 5 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 6
Ingredients:
  • 2 lbs 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled & cubed
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 2 tbsp light sour cream
  • salt and fresh cracked ground pepper (to taste)
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 3 /4 cup
  • Calories: 151 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 3.5 g
  • Sodium: 27 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
How to cook:
  1. In a large pot boil sweet potatoes in salted water until tender, drain in a colander.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter and sauté garlic until lightly golden.
  3. Return potatoes to the pan, add milk and sour cream; mash until smooth and creamy. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
Notes: Mashed Sweet Potatoes (Easy, Savory and Healthy!), Instructions. Put the sweet potatoes in a pot with 8 cups of cold water and 1 tablespoon of coarse salt. Bring to a simmer, cover, and cook until a knife …

Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Enjoy these mashed sweet potatoes alongside side some baked chicken or salmon for an easy weeknight meal. They are also a great side to round out your holiday table.
Provided by: Dani Spies
Total time: 40 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 7
Ingredients:
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes (peeled)
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup organic Greek yogurt
  • salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 0.75 cup
  • Calories: 323 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 71 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 1 mg
  • Sodium: 196 mg
  • Fiber: 10 g
  • Sugar: 16 g
How to cook:
  1. Cut sweet potatoes into bite-sized chunks and steam in a steamer basket for 20-25 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  2. While the potatoes are cooking, heat the olive oil in a medium non-stick skillet and saute your onions and garlic along with a pinch of salt for about 8 minutes or until fragrant and translucent.
  3. In a medium bowl combine steamed sweet potatoes, onion and garlic mixture, rosemary, and Greek yogurt.
  4. Mash everything together and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve and enjoy!
Notes: Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Drain and return potatoes to saucepan. Step 2. Combine butter and olive oil in a small skillet over medium; cook until browned and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in thyme. Step 3. …
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