Nutty Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are versatile, delicious, nutritious and easy to prepare. It's a great source of beta-carotene and provides several other health benefits such as helping to improve blood sugar regulation. The recipe below is also vegan friendly so everyone can enjoy!

4 large sweet potatoes
1 tbsp coconut milk
1 tbsp vegan butter
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans

  • Bake potatoes in oven or microwave until fork tender. (in microwave bake for 10 minutes and turn after 5 minutes)
  • Cut potatoes in half and scoop pulp into a bowl. Discard skin
  • Mash potatoes then add coconut milk, butter and cinnamon
  • Use a fork to combine thoroughly and to achieve a smooth creamy texture
  • Top with pecans and serve


  1. Yes, Yes, Yes I can definitely do this! I love sweet potatoes...& with coconut milk this should be delicious.sweet & simple:)

  2. Where do you find vegan butter? I want to make this for my parents.

    1. The brand is Earth Balance and I found it at Stop and Shop


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