Quick Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes
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  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
259 Calories
4g Fat
53g Carbs
4g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Quick and flavorful, these sweet potatoes go great with pork, ham, and even lamb. A little maple syrup and orange juice jazz up these mashed sweet potatoes.

Boil or steam the sweet potatoes and then mash with the syrup and seasonings.


  • 2 1/2 to 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup, dark or grade B if possible
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Steps to Make It

Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 1-inch slices.

In a deep skillet or saucepan, bring a few inches of water to a boil. add the sweet potatoes, cover the pan, and cook for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until very tender. Alternatively, steam slices over simmering water in a covered pan.

Put the sweet potatoes in a large bowl and add the maple syrup, salt, pepper, orange juice, and butter. Mash or beat until well blended. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.

Serves 6.