Best Easy Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe (One Pot Side Dish)
5 from 7 votes

One Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Classic, homemade, quick and easy mashed sweet potatoes recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. This 30 minute side dish is rich, smooth, creamy. 

Servings: 6 Servings
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Calories: 229 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 6 Sweet potatoes Medium size, Peeled, Cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger powder
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • Salt To taste
  • 1/4 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 1/4 cup Honey Or maple syrup or sugar
  • 1/4-1/3 cup Whole milk Or half and half
  • 1 tsp Garnish Parsley, chives e.t.c.


  1. In a large nonstick pot, add potatoes and enough water to cover them. 

  2. Cook on medium high heat until tender. You will know it's time to remove the pot from heat when potatoes can easily be pierced with a fork. 

  3. Drain water and return the potatoes to the same pot with the heat turned off.

  4. Add cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, salt, butter, honey, milk and whip everything with a hand mixer, while adding milk. Start with 1/4 cup milk and add more (1 tbsp at a time) until you have the desired consistency. 

  5. Garnish with finely chopped parsley and a few slices of butter. Enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 144mg6%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 18695IU374%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.