Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes Yogurt

Sweet potatoes have amazing contribution of healthy vitamins like B6, C and E.

It also has a good amount of beta-carotene that is vitamin A and a great source of manganese.
Below are some recipes of sweet potatoes that will help you to consume these nutrients in a tasty way:

Recipe 1:

Smashed Potatoes with Greek yogurt and caramelized onion

Ingredients:

  • Two lbs red or purple or Yukon gold potatoes (which ever you have)
  • One 6oz container Greek yogurt plain of FAGE total 0%.
  • Half cup of skim milk
  • Two yellow onions of medium size, sliced
  • Two tbsp of olive oil
  • One tbsp of sea salt
  • Two tbsp of black pepper

Steps to make your yummy Smashed Potatoes with Greek yogurt and caramelized onion:

  1. In a frying pan put olive oil and than add sliced onion. Cook these sliced onions for 20 to 25 minutes on a medium low heat. You are done with the onions when it get caramelized
  2. Now wash your sweet potatoes and cut them into 1-2” pieces
  3. Than add these chunks of sweet potatoes into 2 quarts that is ½ gallon of cold water and heat it until it boils.
  4. A hint for you: heat sweet potatoes say for around 8 to 10 minutes until your fork tender.
  5. After the sweet potatoes are boiled, drain them and return to your pot.
  6. Now add milk to your sweet potatoes and start to mash them.
  7. After you are done with mashing of sweet potatoes add yogurt.
  8. Then season the mixture of potatoes, milk and yogurt with pepper and salt.
  9. After adding pepper and salt, continue smashing this mixture until it turns to your required level of softness.
  10. Add those caramelized onion.
  11. Your yummy and healthy sweet potatoes are ready and it is time to serve.

Recipe 2:

Mashed sweet potatoes with low fat yogurt:

Ingredients:

Four potatoes
1/4th cup of plain yogurt
1/4th finely minced onion
1 tsp of dried and finely chopped fresh parsley
Pepper
Salt for taste

Steps:

  1. Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes YogurtPut potatoes in water and boil it until it tenders.
  2. Now finely mince onions
  3. Peel potatoes when hot
  4. Than mash potatoes with fork or ricer
  5. Leave mashed potato to cool for a while
  6. Add pepper and salt to potato
  7. Then add onion, yogurt and parsley.
  8. Serve.