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Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes are super creamy and they have a special SECRET ingredient! This vegan mashed sweet potato recipe is the perfect addition to your fall dinner or holiday meal.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 89kcal


  • 3 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes about 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 bananas medium
  • 1/2 cup almond milk unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 cup apple juice optional
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon optional


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Put bananas on baking sheet covered in parchment paper.
  • Put bananas in oven on middle rack. Cook bananas for 6 minutes and then flip them over. Cook the other side for another 6 minutes.
  • Remove bananas from oven and set aside to let them cool.
  • Add mashed sweet potatoes to the bowl of a stand mixer. Peel bananas and add them in. Blend until smooth. If you have any banana lumps you can smash them with the back of a spoon.
  • To the sweet potato and banana mixture, add the almond milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, allspice, apple juice (optional), and cinnamon (optional). Beat until fluffy.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased 8x8 square dish. Bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown on top.


  • Don't over mix the sweet potatoes or they may get gummy.
  • Use bananas that are ripe, but not overly ripe.
  • Let the mashed sweet potatoes cool down completely before storing in an airtight container and refrigerate up to 4 days.
* Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for most accurate results


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 7095IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg