Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Apples

Mashed potatoes and apples
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
307 Calories
5g Fat
64g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 307
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Protein 4g
Calcium 91mg 7%
*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.)

This recipe features mashed sweet potatoes with apples and apple juice. The sweet potatoes are cooked and then mashed with cooked, chopped apples and brown sugar along with butter and other seasonings.


  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes—cooked, peeled, and sliced (about 8 cups sliced)
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 large apples—peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cinnamon, to taste (optional)

Steps to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and cook apples until tender.

  2. Add the cooked sweet potatoes to the cooked apples; mash until smooth.

  3. Stir in apple juice, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Add cinnamon if desired.

  4. Heat over low heat until hot.