Creamy Chive & Onion Sweet Potato Mash

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup chive and onion light cream cheese spread 125 mL
  • 2 tbsp butter 30 mL
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 1 mL
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives, cilantro or parsley, plus more for garnish 60 mL
  • 1/3 cup toasted pecan pieces, for garnish 75 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Place sweet potatoes in large saucepan with enough water just to cover. Bring to a rapid simmer; cook sweet potatoes 15 to 20 min., or until tender. Drain, keeping sweet potatoes in saucepan.

  • Step 2

    While sweet potatoes are hot, add cream cheese spread, butter, cumin, salt and pepper. Mash until smooth. Stir in chives, cilantro or parsley. Transfer to serving dish. Garnish with pecans and additional chopped herbs. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/8 of the recipe):
  • Calories 210
  • Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • Carbs 29 g
  • Sugar 10 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 190 mg