Sweet Potato Mash with Ginger

48

PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

8 Adult Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 20 minutes
Sweet Potato Mash with Ginger

Recipe by Eshun Mott, Photo by Andrew Grinton

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.


Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20 g,
  • Fat
  • 6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 174 mg.

Originally published in Today’s Parent magazine.