Mashed Sweet Potatoes are combined with coconut milk, cinnamon and fresh ginger for a healthy, vegan and paleo twist on traditional mashed potatoes.

Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving dinner is filled with all sorts of yumminess, generally including mashed potatoes and some sort of sweet potato dish.

I’ve combined the two in a healthy and delicious dish that contains less than 1 gram of fat per serving and packs tons of health benefits!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

This dish also happens to be easy to make for 2 people or 20 and ready in 30 minutes, bonus!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger (or 1 tsp ground ginger)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Begin by cutting the sweet potatoes into cubes.  I love the skins of sweet potatoes so I leave them on and just scrub the potatoes well before boiling. If you prefer, you can peel the skin off of the sweet potatoes before cubing.

Place the sweet potatoes in a large pot of boiling water and cook for 25 minutes or until fork tender.

Drain the water from the pot, then add the milk, cinnamon and ginger.

Mash well.

Spoon the Mashed Sweet Potatoes into a large bowl and serve with delicious main dishes like Bacon Wrapped Turkey and Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Outside of being scrumptious and easy to make, this dish is also full of health benefits!

Ginger helps with cancer prevention and treatment, pain reduction and migraine relief.

Enjoy the numerous health benefits of sweet potatoes and cinnamon as well.  This “Superfood” packs tons of fiber, vitamin a and vitamin c, while this “Super-Spice” lowers bad cholesterol and helps stabilize blood sugar, now that’s something I can dig in to!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes are combined with coconut milk, cinnamon and fresh ginger for a healthy, vegan and paleo twist on traditional mashed potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger, or 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Cut the sweet potatoes into cubes.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in a large pot of boiling water and cook for 25 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Drain the water from the pot. Add the milk, ginger and cinnamon.
  • Mash well.
  • Spoon into a large bowl and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving 4gCalories 156kcal (8%)Carbohydrates 24g (8%)Protein 2g (4%)Fat 6g (9%)Saturated Fat 5g (25%)Sodium 66mg (3%)Potassium 444mg (13%)Fiber 3g (12%)Sugar 4g (4%)Vitamin A 16090mg (322%)Vitamin C 3mg (4%)Calcium 46mg (5%)Iron 1.7mg (9%)
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