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Creamy Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

The perfect addition to any holiday meal, this Creamy Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes is so easy to make. Made with simple wholesome ingredients, this mashed sweet potatoes recipe is rich and creamy without being a heavy side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed sweet potato, savory mashed sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 332kcal


  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1″ cubes
  • 2 teaspoons salt divided
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter cubed
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • Fresh parsley for garnish chopped


  • In a large pot, bring water to a boil then add sweet potatoes and 1 teaspoon of salt.
  • Cook until potatoes are tender.
  • Drain then return the potatoes to the pot. Add in 1 teaspoon of salt, garlic, butter and black pepper.
  • Mash with a potato masher to your desired consistency. You can also use an electric hand mixer blend on low speed. Blend until smoother and creamy.
  • Add sour cream and give a good stir. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh parsley and more butter.


Serving: 1/6 | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 952mg | Potassium: 1042mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g