Three Ways to Prepare Sweet Potatoes

October 21, 2020

by Sammi Lowe

Prep Time: 10 minutes (fries) 10 minutes (mashed) 2 minutes (microwave)

Cook Time: 20 minutes (fries) 10 minutes (mashed) 6 minutes (microwave)

Total Time: 30 minutes (fries) 20 minutes (mashed) 8 minutes (microwave)

Author: Morgan Helfand, volunteer

Skill Level: Medium

Cuisine: American


Sweet Potato Fries

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • Sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tbsp sour cream or greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • Sprinkle of salt and pepper

Microwave Sweet Potato

  • 1 sweet potato
  • Butter and additional seasoning

This video includes three different takes on sweet potatoes. Eat them as salty baked sweet potato french fries, creamy sweet potato mash, or an on-the-go microwave sweet potato. Note how most root vegetables (turnips, radishes, beets and carrots) and any potato can be treated in the same way.

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