Low-Fat Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Mashed Sweet Potatoes
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
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No traditional Thanksgiving table would be complete without sweet potatoes. Enjoy these low-fat sweet potatoes mashed with orange juice, a hint of brown sugar, and mildly spiced with cinnamon and ginger for a decadent yet healthy Thanksgiving side dish.

What You'll Need

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes and cook for 20 to 25 minutes until tender. 
  2. Drain sweet potatoes; add orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar, cinnamon, and ginger. Mash until smooth.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 49
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)