Balsamic Mashed Sweet Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by TishT

A splash of balsamic vinegar adds an unexpected pleasing tartness to sweet potatoes

Top Review by Healthy Debbie

Very nice variation for sweet potatoes. We had it with grilled salmon and it was yummy! Thanks for the idea!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Prick potatoes, then place directly on rack in center of oven.
  3. Place a piece of foil on rack below.
  4. Bake until easily pierced with a knife tip, about 50 minutes.
  5. Or microwave on high until easily pierced, about 25 minutes.
  6. When cool enough to handle, peel, then pass through a food mill or ricer, or mash with a potato masher.
  7. (I love my ricer so I go that way) Place milk, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, about 3 minutes.
  8. Remove pan from heat and set on a heat-resistant surface.
  9. Stir in mashed potatoes and 1 tablespoon vinegar.
  10. Stir with a wooden spoon until well mixed and potatoes have a smooth consistency.
  11. Taste and add more vinegar, 1 teaspoon at a time, if needed.
  12. The advantage of doing this in a saucepan is that if potatoes have cooled a little, you can return pan to low heat and stir often until hot.

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