Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Mashed Sweet Potatoes in a serving bowl

Savory sweet potatoes cozy up to sweet plantains. Enjoy all the great taste and no added sugar. Simply magnificent! This recipe has 18% fewer calories* and 53% less sugar* per serving than the full-sugar version. Makes 16 servings.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serving size: ½ cup (125g)

Calories: 130 Calories

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes

  • 1 lb mashed sweet plantains or bananas

  • 1 stick (¼ lb) of unsalted butter

  • 1 grapefruit, zested and juiced

  • ½ to 1 cup low-sodium chicken stock

  • 1 cup vanilla almond milk***

  • ¼ cup of zero-calorie Truvia Original Calorie-Free Sweetener Spoonable Jar****

  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg

  • ½ tsp of cinnamon

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

***or 1 cup skim milk plus ½ tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1.

    Boil potatoes until tender, drain, and keep to the side.

  • 2.

    Return the pot to the burner over medium heat. Add butter and plantains to the pot and cook for about 5 minutes.

  • 3.

    Add the juice of 1 grapefruit to the pot. Save the zest.

  • 4.

    Add sweet potatoes, ½ cup chicken stock, almond milk and Truvia Original Sweetener to the pot. Mash together until well combined. Add remaining ½ cup chicken stock in small increments to desired consistency.

  • 5.

    Season with nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, pepper and grapefruit zest to your taste.

  • 6.

    Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

*These potatoes have 130 calories and 7 grams of sugar per serving compared to the regular sugar-sweetened version which has 160 calories and 15 grams of sugar.

**Erythritol value may vary based on your choice of sweetener

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 55mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 7g
Erythritol** 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 4% DV
Iron 2% DV
Potassium 6% DV
Mashed Sweet Potatoes is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made this with a twist When I was doing my clean eating I made mashed sweet potatoes but I didn't use the almond milk or butter. I also added crushed pineapples and walnuts. Either way it was very tasty. Truvia helps make it a little sweeter.
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from "Sweet" sweet potatoes I really liked how the flavor was. The only mistake was I needed brown sugar!
Date published: 2015-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Man o' Man, Fantastic I am a lover of sweet potatoes even before Truvia existed, however, my love of sweet potatoes has increased monumentally with Truvia and this Truvia recipe. Surely, in years to come, all those high calorie traditional enhancements to sweet potatoes, particular at holiday time--such as brown sugar and marshmallows--will be eagerly and appreciatively replaced with Truvia.
Date published: 2015-02-09
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