Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Roasted Red Onions


Makes 6 servings


6 cloves garlic, peeled
1 red onion, quartered, then sliced into 1-inch slices
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt and black pepper
2 pounds sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed (about 2-1/2 to 3 cups)
1 tablespoon butter


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Place the garlic and onion on an 11X8-inch sheet of foil, drizzle with the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Fold foil edges over vegetables to make a closed packet. Place packet in a glass baking dish. Bake about 1 hour or until onions are soft and translucent.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the mashed potatoes and butter with the roasted garlic, onion and any juices. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 268
Calories from Fat 38 %
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 41 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2.5
Fat 2

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