Recipe of the Week 11/21: Slow Cooker Garlic Sweet Potato Mash

Slow Cooker Garlic Sweet Potato Mash Yields 5 servings 


4 medium sweet potatoes (2lbs) peeled & cubed into 1-inch pieces 

1 tbsp butter 

3 cloves garlic, crushed 

1/2 cup 1% milk 

2 tbsp light sour cream 

salt and fresh cracked ground pepper, to taste 



Place the sweet potatoes in the slow cooker and add just enough water to cover them. 2. 

Add salt to the water, then cover and set the slow cooker to 4 hours on LOW. 3. 

Just before the potatoes are ready, melt the butter in a small sauté pan and sauté garlic until lightly golden. 


Drain the potatoes in a colander and return them to the slow cooker. 


Pour the garlic butter over them, add milk and sour cream and mash until smooth and creamy. 


Adjust salt and pepper to taste and keep the slow cooker set to warm until ready to eat or up to 2 hours. 

Meal Plan Check Boxes: 

Meal plans with 0 grain servings, count towards: 1 Fruit and 1 Dairy 

Meal Plans with 1 grain serving, count towards: 1 grain and 1 fruit 

Meals with with 2 or more grain servings count towards: 2 grains 

Nutritional Facts: Serving: 3/4 cup, Calories: 150, Carbohydrates: 27g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 3.5g, Sodium: 27mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g 

Adapted From: 

Found by: Brianna Lawless, MS, RDN

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