Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro and Lime


Makes 5 servings


2 pounds sweet potatoes
1/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon salt
Dash black pepper
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Pierce potatoes all over with a fork; microwave about 10 minutes or until tender. Let stand until cool enough to handle.
  2. Combine milk and butter in small saucepan over low heat. Stir until butter is melted; remove from heat.
  3. Remove potato from skins and place in medium bowl; discard skins. Add milk mixture, salt and pepper; mix with electric mixer at low speed until creamy. Stir in lime juice and cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2-cup
Calories 243
Calories from Fat 21 %
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Carbohydrate 45 g
Fiber 6 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 546 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2.5
Fat 1

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