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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Blue Cheese Breadcrumbs

This is a great vegetarian side for Thanksgiving, or a comfort food recipe for a cold night. Mashed sweet potatoes always fit the bill.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Holiday Recipes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 315kcal


The Potatoes:

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • salt and pepper, to taste

The Topping:


The Potatoes:

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Pierce each sweet potatoes several times. Place them on a baking sheet.
  • Bake the sweet until tender when pierced with a fork, 1 to 1¼ hours.
  • Let the potatoes rest until they are cool enough to handle. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out the pulp.
  • Either run the potatoes with a food mill or mash with a potato masher until smooth. Stir in the butter and milk until combined. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the mashed sweet potatoes to a 8- by 8-inch baking dish.

The Topping:

  • In a medium bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, blue cheese, Parmesan cheese and olive oil. Toss until the breadcrumbs are moistened and the cheese are combined.
  • Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the sweet potatoes. Bake for 10 minutes, or until the breadcrumbs are lightly browned. Serve.


Serving: 1Serving (1/6 of Casserole) | Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 813mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 32380IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1.7mg