Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Applesauce Recipe Video

Lynn demonstrates how to make mashed sweet potatoes with applesauce. This is delicious as a side dish for dinner or a holiday.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sweet potatoes2 Pound, peeled and cubed
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Maple syrup1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Unsweetened applesauce1 Cup (16 tbs) (chunky or regular)
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 325 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 253.2 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.3%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 4 g7.3%

Vitamin A 647.2% Vitamin C 9.1%

Calcium 8.9% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pot, place sweet potatoes and cover with water. Simmer for 15 minutes on low heat.
2. Strain the sweet potatoes and place in a large bowl.
3. Add in the butter, maple syrup, applesauce, cinnamon and salt. Mash all the ingredients with potato masher to make smooth paste.

4. Serve mashed potatoes with baked salmon and enjoy!