Buttered Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Buttered Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These buttered sweet potatoes are an easy amazing side for dinner. They take a while to prepare but once you taste them, you’ll know it was worth the wait.

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Buttered Mashed Sweet Potatoes Cooking Tips:

If you’re in a rush cook 2 potatoes at a time in the microwave for 8 minutes on each side. Slicing the butter into tablespoons helps it incorporate faster.

Can you make ahead?

Fridge: After sweet potato cools off, place in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days max.

Reheating: Bring a small amount of milk to a boil and stir in sweet potatoes, cook until hot. *A 1/4 cup of liquid will be enough for 1 cup.

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Substitution Options:

If you use salted butter omit adding more salt. This will keep you from over salting the sweet potatoes.

what to serve with Buttered Mashed Sweet Potatoes ?

Meal Ideas:


Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Mash, Creamed Spinach

Buttered Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Course Side Dish
Keyword sweet potatoes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 persons
Author Kenneth


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes pierced
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 sprigs thyme leaves only


  • Preheat oven, pop sweet potatoes in the oven on the grate for 1 hour until tender. Remove from the oven and cut a small slit down the middle to release the steam. Grab a towel and scoop the sweet potatoes flesh into a bowl, add butter, salt and thyme. Mix together until butter is melted, taste and adjust seasoning. Serve hot.

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