Autumn Spiced Sweet Potatoes (South Beach)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by allie_from_cali

Got this the other day from the SB newsletter--for phases 2 and 3.

Top Review by MamaDonna

You proved it! Sweet potatoes don't need brown sugar and marshmallows to be delicious! I substituted a little half n half for the buttermilk and added a little extra cinnamon. They were wonderful. Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel potatoes and chop into medium sized chunks.
  2. Cover with water in large pot and boil until pieces are easily pierced with a fork.
  3. While sweet potatoes cook, toast pecans on rimmed cookie sheet.
  4. Remove sweet potatoes from water, add buttermilk, butter, and spices, and mash together.
  5. With hand mixer or immersion blender, whip potatoes until smooth.
  6. Transfer potatoes to serving dish and top with chopped pecans.
  7. Serve immediately, or keep warm, uncovered, in a 200° F oven.

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