Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Moroccan Spices

A not-too-spicy blend of a few pantry spices amp up the flavor of this sweet side.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

6
medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 lb)
1 1/2
cups (18 oz) Yoplait® Greek 100 plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1/2
cup unsalted butter, softened
4
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon sea salt
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground cloves
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 Place sweet potatoes in 4-quart saucepan. Add water to cover. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; boil gently (simmer) about 12 minutes or until tender.
  • 2 Drain; return potatoes to pan. Add 1 cup of the Greek yogurt, the butter, 3 tablespoons of the brown sugar, the salt and remaining spices. Mash with potato masher until smooth.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup Greek yogurt and remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar until smooth.
  • 4 Serve potatoes warm, topped with sweetened yogurt and chives.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    360mg
    360%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    370%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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