Gingered Mashed Sweet Potatoes

This colorful mash is a tasty alternative to mashed potatoes.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes (1 1⁄2 lbs.)
  • 1⁄4 cup whole milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. salt


  • Peel and quarter the sweet potatoes and cook in boiling salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and return to the pan.
  • In a small saucepan, heat the milk, butter, and ground ginger; pour over the cooked sweet potatoes, add salt, and mash with a potato masher. Serve hot.