Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Posted on February 20, 2019 in Recipes

Mashed Sweet PotatoesSweet potatoes are jam-packed with mouth-friendly nutrients like vitamins A and C for gum health.1 This recipe for mashed sweet potatoes is naturally sweet but doesn’t contain added sugars. Plus, it’s quick and easy to make!


2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks

¼ to 1/3 cup milk

2 tablespoons salted butter

¼ teaspoon Kosher salt


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Carefully add sweet potatoes. Reduce heat to medium and cook uncovered for 15 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender. Drain sweet potatoes in a colander. Shake to remove water. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl and add ¼ cup milk, butter and salt. Use a potato masher or hand blender to mash until smooth. Add remaining milk if necessary. Serve warm.