Sweet Potato Mash with Ginger


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time25 mins
  • Makes8 Adult Servings
Sweet Potato Mash with Ginger

This sweet potato mash with ginger recipe is a fresh new twist on a dinnertime staple. Omit the ginger if your little ones are nervous about spice.


  • 1 kg sweet potatoes, (about 3), peeled and cut into 2-in. chunks

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 2 tsp grated ginger

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

  • pinch ground nutmeg


  • Place sweet potatoes in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat, and cook for 20 min or until tender. Drain and return to pot. Place on a turned-off or low burner to evaporate any remaining water.

  • Add butter, ginger, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg, and mash until smooth.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 135, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 20g, Fat 6g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 174mg.

Originally published in Today's Parent magazine.

This article was originally published on Feb 03, 2014

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