Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Side Dishes

Spicy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes sometimes need a spicy counterpart to balance out the sweetness level. This is an easy side dish to serve with Ropa Vieja Stew.


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Cook potatoes in a saucepan of boiling salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain potatoes; return to pan. Cook potatoes over medium heat, stirring, to remove excess moisture, 12 minutes.

Add butter, sugar, and minced jalapeño and crush with a potato masher; season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 284

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9g 13%

Saturated Fat 5g 25%

Cholesterol 23mg 7%

Sodium 126mg 5%

Carbs 49g 16%

Protein 4g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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