Sweet Potato Puree Recipe


Sweet Potato Puree

Sweet Potato Puree

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Serves: 10 to 12 (about 6 cups puree)


  • 4 large sweet potatoes (2-1/2 to 3 lbs.), peeled, cubed
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh sage


  • 1

    Place potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with cold water and add salt to water if desired. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 14 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Drain potatoes in a colander.

  • 2

    Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in the same saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add sage; cook 1 minute. Add cream; bring to a boil.

  • 3

    Put hot cooked potatoes through a ricer or press through a strainer.* Gradually add the potatoes to the cream mixture, beating with a wooden spoon or large whisk. Gradually beat in remaining butter 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring vigorously after each addition.

  • 4

    Stir in cheese until melted. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


Nutrition Facts

Serves: 10 to 12 (about 6 cups puree)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 279

Total Fat 24.4g

Saturated Fat 15.4g

Trans Fat 6.8g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g

Cholesterol 79mg

Sodium 188mg

Carbohydrates 12g

Protein 4g

Dietary Fiber 2g

Vitamin A 967RE

Vitamin C 2mg

Calcium 100mg

Iron 0mg

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