Mashed Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes
The essential cold summer soup from Spain, gazpacho is made with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and country bread soaked in olive oil.

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

 Gazpacho is a Spanish classic, best made when juicy tomatoes are in season.

Sometimes you just want a little dessert at dinner. And instead of reaching for a side dish of chocolate cake, reach for these mashed sweet potatoes instead. Slightly healthier and a heck of a lot more appropriate for dinner.

6
Servings
82
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons cinnamon sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk

Directions

In a large pot, boil potatoes until they are soft. Drain them and pour into a large mixing bowl. Add in the butter, milk, and cinnamon sugar and mix until creamy. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
10µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
51mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
22µg
6%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
10mg
3%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
43mg
6%
Sodium, Na
89mg
6%
Water
16g
1%

Cinnamon Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Cinnamon Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.