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Sage and Olive Oil Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sage and Olive Oil Mashed Sweet Potatoes


These smooth, creamy mashed sweet potatoes don’t have a drop (or pat) of dairy in them, making them a great option for serving to folks on a plant-based diet.MORE+LESS-

Created August 16, 2016

3

large sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled, and cut into chunks

3

tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2

tablespoons fresh minced sage leaves

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    Place the sweet potato chunks in a large stock pot and cover with 1” of water. Add in a large pinch of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat and simmer until the sweet potatoes are fork tender, but not mushy, about 12-15 minutes.

  • 2

    Drain the sweet potatoes and then transfer to the basin of a food processor (you might need to work in batches, depending on the size of your food processor). Pulse until the sweet potatoes are smooth. Add in the sage, olive oil, additional salt (if desired) and pepper. Pulse until smooth. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • If you don’t have a food processor or prefer chunkier “smashed” potatoes, just return the potatoes to the pot after draining, and then mash using a regular potato masher. Add in the sage, olive oil, salt and pepper, and mash until well combined.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
5g
Protein
2g
Vitamin A
350%
350%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:

0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;

Carbohydrate Choice

1 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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