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mashed sweet potatoes
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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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: gluten free, sides, Thanksgiving sides, vegetarian
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 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


  • Cut sweet potatoes into bite-sized chunks and steam in a steamer basket for 20-25 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • 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.
  • In a medium bowl combine steamed sweet potatoes, onion and garlic mixture, rosemary, and Greek yogurt.
  • Mash everything together and season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 1167mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 48263IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2mg