Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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4 servings


4 sweet potatoes (small to medium)
3⁄4 teaspoonsthyme (dried)
1⁄4 teaspoonsalt
1⁄4 teaspoonpepper


1. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into slices that are ¾ inch thick.

2. Put them in a saucepan with enough water to cover the potatoes.

3. Bring the water to a boil on medium heat.

4. Cook the potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes until they’re soft.

5. Drain the water. Put the potatoes in a medium bowl.

6. Use a fork or potato masher to mash the potatoes.

7. Mix in the thyme, salt, and pepper.


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Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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