Cajun-Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamins A and C and a good source of vitamin B-6, fiber, copper, and potassium.

This recipe serves: 6


3 large sweet potatoes,peeled and cut into 2" pieces

Juice of 2 limes

1/2 cup milk

Cajun seasoning to taste

Salt to taste

Cooking instructions

1. Place the sweet potatoes in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring the potatoes to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer about 20 to 30 minutes, until the potatoes are done. Check for doneness by piercing with a fork; there should be no resistance. Drain well.

2. Mash the sweet potatoes with a potato masher or fork, or use a food mill.

3. Add the lime juice and stir well. Add the milk and stir. Add Cajun seasoning and salt, to taste.

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Nutritional information

Number of Servings:6

Per Serving

Calories 171

Carbohydrate 38 g

Fat 1 g

Fiber 5 g

Protein 3 g

Saturated Fat 1 g

Sodium 91 mg