Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon

This is a must have in your recipe repertoire.  It is the classic holiday side dish done a bit on the healthier side but still just as delicious!  No need to continue…I think it’s self explanatory


  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cinnamon to taste


1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

2. Try to slice your potatoes evenly so they all cook at about the same rate.socialfoods_sweetpotatoes2

3. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still from.  It should take 15-20 minutes.  Drain, cool and mash.
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4. Mix mashed potatoes with orange juice, butter, sugar and cinnamon until smooth.  Spread in a 9X9 inch baking dish. Dust cinnamon on top.
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5. Place dish in preheated broiler for 10 minutes…then serve and enjoy!

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