Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onions

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onions
For a spectacular twist on plain mashed potatoes, try these sweet potatoes flavored with caramelized onions that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 13 m



  1. 1 of 4 In a medium-size saucepan, cover sweet potatoes with cold water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 14 minutes or until potato is easily pierced with a knife. Drain; return to pot.
  2. 2 of 4 Stir cream, 1 tablespoon butter, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon thyme, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and black pepper into pot with potatoes. Mash until smooth. Cover and set aside.
  3. 3 of 4 While potatoes are cooking, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper to skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, for 12 minutes or until browned and softened.
  4. 4 of 4 Set aside 1/4 cup onions. Place potatoes in a serving bowl and stir in remaining onions, sprinkling reserved onions on top. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information for Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Onions
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 780 mg sodium, 12 g fiber, 413 kcal cal., 83 g carb., 7 g pro., 25 mg chol., 9 g Fat, total, 6 g sat. fat