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Orange mashed potatoes in a white bowl, garnished with fresh green herbs.

Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Planted in the Kitchen
These creamy and savory plant based mashed potatoes are the perfect vegan side dish.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 348 kcal

Equipment

  • Large pot

Ingredients
  

  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 3 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 2 cloves garlic medium
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into approximately 1 inch pieces.
  • Place the potato chunks in a large pot and fill the pot with enough water to cover the potatoes. Cook over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Once it has reached a boil, lower the heat and let the potatoes continue to cook for about 15 more minutes, until you can easily cut them with a fork.
  • Once the sweet potatoes have finished cooking, drain them and set aside.
  • Combine the vegan butter and minced garlic in the pot and cook for about 2 minutes over medium heat until the garlic becomes fragrant.
  • Return the sweet potatoes to the pot along with the remaining ingredients.
  • Mash the sweet potatoes and then stir everything together until you have your creamy mashed sweet potatoes. Let them cool slightly before enjoying.

Notes

I recommend peeling the sweet potatoes for a creamier texture, if you prefer not to peel the potatoes, scrub them well before slicing. 

Nutrition

Calories: 348kcal
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