Orange County Insight 02 2021

Recipe: Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Source: Virginia Cooperative Extension Buzz Body and Bites Newsletter

Serves: 4


3 medium sweet potatoes

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon brown sugar

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon salt

Black pepper to taste


1. Rinse the sweet potatoes.

2. Place the sweet potatoes in a microwave - safe bowl with a little bit of water.

3. Cook the sweet potatoes in the microwave for 6 minutes, turning them halfway through. Check for doneness by inserting a fork.

4. Slice the sweet potatoes lengthwise, and scoop out the filling into a mixing bowl.

5. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to mix.

6. Place in a nice serving bowl, and sprinkle with a little cinnamon to garnish.

Recipe Notes: Sweet potatoes promote a healthy heart, digestive tract, and vision!

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