Low-Fat Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Low fat mashed sweet potatoes

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
49 Calories
0g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 1g
Calcium 18mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.


Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for mashed sweet potatoes
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  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes and cook for 20 to 25 minutes until tender. 

    Bring water to boil
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  3. Drain sweet potatoes.

    Drain sweet potatoes
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  4. Add the orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar, cinnamon, and ginger.

    Add orange juice and zest
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  5. Mash until smooth.

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  6. Serve and enjoy!

    Mashed sweet potatoes
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