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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes are a seasonal spin on the classic potato recipe. This dish is delicious and savory with bacon and chives added in.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 352kcal
Author Jen


  • 5 medium Sweet Potatoes peeled, cut into 1 1/2" pieces
  • 8 slices Bacon cooked and crumbled divided
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/3 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 cup Butter at room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh Chives


  • Peel and cut sweet potatoes in 1 1/2" pieces.
  • Put in a large pot and cover with water.
  • Bring to boil over high heat and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain potatoes and return to pot.
  • Add butter and mash until smooth.
  • Combine heavy cream and syrup in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave on high for 1 minute and stir. If not warm, repeat.
  • Gradually mash in maple mixture.
  • Stir in one half of the bacon, the salt and the pepper.
  • Transfer to serving dish.
  • Garnish with chives and remaining bacon.


You can substitute Half and Half for Heavy Cream.


Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 354mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 20460IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg