Yummy Sweet Potato Mash

Join Chef Kendrick Dopp on our new show Cooking for Love featured on the Mindful Living Network. Try this simple and tasty sweet potato mash recipe:

  • 3 potatoes, peeled or half peeled
  • 6 Tbsp milk
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 6 Tbsp maple syrup or brown sugar
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • nutmeg to taste


  1. Steam or boil sweet potatoes in water
  2. 20-30 min till soft (cut smaller sizes for shorter cook time)
  3. Drain potatoes and pour into medium sized bowl.
  4. Mash by hand with a hand masher
  5. Then add:
    • Butter
    • Warm milk
    • Brown sugar or maple syrup
    • cinnamon
    • nutmeg

This sweet potato mash is a delicious side dish that can be served “as is” and can made year round. To make more festive, you can add an optional topping.

Option: Make a crunchy topping for your sweet potato mash:

  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour -gluten free
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cups walnuts or pecans
  • Mix with pastry hand mixer or fork until mixture looks like meal.
  • Spread on top of mashed sweet potatoes and bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes until topping is crisp and brown.

Makes 4 servings.

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