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Root Veggie Mash

Replacing regular potatoes with vitamin-rich sweet potatoes and carrots not only ups the nutrition of this traditional side dish, but provides loads more flavor, too.

Serves 6
Ready in 30 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 20 mins
212 calories per serving


> 2 lbs sweet potatoes
> 1 lb carrots
> 4 tbsp (1/2 stick) butter, melted
> 1 tbsp minced garlic
> 1/4 cup heavy cream


Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into 1-inch chunks. Add to a large pot and cover with water. Heat to a boil on high. Season with salt. Boil sweet potatoes 10 min., stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, thinly slice the carrots. Add to pot with sweet potatoes. Boil carrots and sweet potatoes together 10 min., until very tender.
Meanwhile, in an 8-inch skillet, combine the butter and garlic. Cook 2 min. on medium, until golden, stirring. Remove from heat and stir in the cream.
Drain sweet potatoes and carrots and transfer to a large bowl, along with cream mixture. With potato masher, mash until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

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