Mashed sweet potatoes

Mashed sweet potato side dish, easy vegetable side dishes, easy family food from daisies and pie

We’re a bit in love with these creamy, fragrant mashed sweet potatoes. They’re quick to make and go alongside any family dinner. Plus they count towards your 5-a-day.

Mashed sweet potatoes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Mashed sweet potatoes

Delicious creamy sweet potato mash.


  • 6 medium sized sweet potatoes - peeled and chopped into small chunks.
  • 2 tbs Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • whole nutmeg for grating to taste
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • sea salt and black pepper


  1. Boil the sweet potatoes in salted water until tender.
  2. Drain and then mash well.
  3. Stir in the yogurt and honey and whip it in with a spoon.
  4. Sprinkle in the cinnamon and grate over the nutmeg and black pepper to taste, stir through gently.
  5. Drizzle with a little chilli oil if you like.
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Make mashed sweet potatoes your way
  • Skip the honey and leave them unsweetened.
  • Switch the Greek yogurt for cream cheese.
  • Add in other root vegetables like carrots or swede.
  • Play around with the spices, switch the nutmeg and cinnamon for cumin and coriander or any others you like.
How to serve mashed sweet potatoes
  • Serve alongside roast chicken or grilled fish.
  • Great with vegetarian sausages.
  • Delicious drenched in a slow cooker casserole.

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