Sweet Potato Smash

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Simple, easy, quick way of making a wonderful sweet potato side dish to any meal.


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp minced fresh thyme


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, add whole potatoes & cover with water. Microwave 10-12 minutes until fork-tender.
  2. Caution, bowl will be hot. Drain water & return potates to bowl. Using a fork or potato masher, smash potatoes, adding milk gradually. 
  3. Stir in oil, pepper, cinnamon & garlic powder. Mix well.
  4. Top with thyme & serve. 


Sweet potatoes contain more vitamin A & C than other potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving size (165g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
    Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 85mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 7g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 3g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 86mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 496mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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