Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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3 large sweet potatoes, about 3 pounds

2 tablespoons unsalted butter 

1 teaspoon kosher salt 

1/4 cup orange juice 

2 tablespoons maple syrup 

2 tablespoons chicken broth, homemade or low-sodium canned, warmed 


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and roast until easily pierced with a fork, about 1 hour.
  3. Peel the sweet potatoes while still hot. Combine the potatoes, butter, salt, orange juice, maple syrup, and chicken broth in a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher until the potatoes are smooth. Serve immediately. (This can be prepared a day ahead and reheated).

Cook’s Note

In our diabetic-friendly dishes, we use small amounts of sweeteners in accordance with guidelines set up by the American Diabetic Association. As with all sweets, moderation is important.

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