Dairy Farmers of Canada

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Cheese

This side dish is easy to make and sure to please the whole family.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 10 min - 15 min
Yields 4 servings
mashed sweet potatoes with cheese


  • 11 oz (330 g) sweet potatoes (approximately 1 large)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Milk
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried thyme
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Cheddar cheese grated
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Peel and cut sweet potatoes into pieces. Boil in same way as regular potatoes and cook for about 10 minutes.

Once cooked, strain and mash potatoes with milk and butter. Season and add half the cheese. Transfer to a greased baking dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese and broil until it is golden brown.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 237 Calories
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fat: 13 g
(% DV*)
Calcium: 21 % / 231 mg