Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Perfect for holiday meals, this light and creamy concoction of sweet potato has hints of orange and vanilla.

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

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 medium–large sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ tsp. pure vanilla extract

Directions

  • Peel sweet potatoes and cut into chunks. Place chunks in a pot and add enough water to cover by 1" or 2". Place pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower heat slightly and continue cooking until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain pot. Place ⅓ of the sweet potatoes into a food processor, add 1 tablespoon butter, and purée. Remove to a bowl. Repeat process with remaining sweet potatoes and butter.
  • Add the brown sugar, orange juice, and vanilla to the bowl of whipped sweet potatoes and stir well to combine. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 medium–large sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ tsp. pure vanilla extract

Directions

  • Peel sweet potatoes and cut into chunks. Place chunks in a pot and add enough water to cover by 1" or 2". Place pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower heat slightly and continue cooking until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain pot. Place ⅓ of the sweet potatoes into a food processor, add 1 tablespoon butter, and purée. Remove to a bowl. Repeat process with remaining sweet potatoes and butter.
  • Add the brown sugar, orange juice, and vanilla to the bowl of whipped sweet potatoes and stir well to combine. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium35mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars11g
Protein1g