Skinny Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe posted in: Healthy Sides & Snacks
mashed sweet potato

Sweet potatoes are a flavor favorite any time of the year. But these sweet, fleshy veggies are especially popular in the fall, when they make a sweet appearance at fall festivities and holidays. Why not mix things up with a sweeter take on traditional mashed potatoes with this Skinny Mashed Sweet Potato recipe? It’s sweet, creamy and totally guilt-free.

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Servings: 6

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1 lb cauliflower florets
  • 3 Tbsp. milk of choice
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh chopped parsley for garnish

Directions:

  1. Peel and cut sweet potato into 1 ½-inch chunks.
  2. In large pot, steam sweet potato and cauliflower with 1 inch of water in bottom of pot for 12 minutes, or when fork tender.
  3. Place in large bowl and mash the potato and cauliflower with milk.
  4. Stir in the Greek yogurt, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.