Mashed Sweet Potato with Coconut Milk

mashed sweet potatoes

With a slight Asian flare of coconut and ginger, these mashed sweet potatotes are sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Nutritional Sentence

Sweet Potatoes are a rich source of Beta-carotene, Pantothenic acid, and Vitamin B.

Recipe time: 30 minutes


1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, (about 3 medium)
3/4 cup lite coconut milk
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt


Knives or cutters
Cutting board
Masher or food processor
Measuring utensils


  1. Peel and dice sweet potatoes into small cubes. Place the sweet potatoes into a large nonstick skillet and cook until tender.
  2. Remove from heat and mash thoroughly with a potato masher. Add coconut milk, ginger and salt; stir well.
  3. Reheat the mixture over the stove for 3-5 minutes. Serve warm.