Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 6


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh chopped parsley optional garnish


  • Cut the potatoes into 1-inch cubes and place them in a large pot. Add enough water to cover the potatoes and add salt. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes, until the potatoes fall apart easily when pierced with a fork.
  • Meanwhile,heat the milk and butter in a small saucepan, until the butter is melted. Keep warm.
  • As soon as the potatoes are tender, drain them in a colander.
  • Place hot potatoes in mixing bowl and mix until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • Slowly add in milk/butter mixture.
  • Turn up speed and beat for about 30 seconds, or until milk is absorbed.
  • Serve warm topped with extra butter and parsley (if desired).
Keyword Parsley, Sweet Potatoes