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Sweet potato mash recipes

Serve a side of mashed sweet potato alone, mixed in with other vegetables and spices or as a topping on classics such as shepherd's pie. We've got plenty of ideas for this versatile root veg. 

31 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Roasting root veg really brings out the flavour, perfect for this warm comforting mash

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
38 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Pair this comforting mash with a warming casserole for a match made in heaven

30 mins
Easy
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Swap regular mash for a sweet potato version, full of vitamin C and fibre. It's great as a topping for shepherd's pie or fish pie, or as a veggie side dish

12 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

As an alternative to a classic comforting mash, try roasting sweet potatoes and crushing with spicy smoked chilli paste

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A barbecue twist on conventional sweet potato mash with smoky skins, spring onions and a squeeze of lime

1 hr
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Roast sweet potatoes whole then mash the smooth flesh with creamy coconut and tangy lime, coriander and spicy chilli

52 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This low-fat mash is great for brightening up your plate and tastes delicious with grilled pork chops

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
594 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The secret to this shepherd's pie filling is to choose big carrots so they don’t lose their texture when cooked

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This pie is loosely based on the flavours of an American sloppy joe, but we've topped it with mash as an alternative to the traditional cottage pie

1 hr
Easy
Gluten-free
84 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Swap mashed potato for vibrant sweet potato and bulk out your lean lamb or beef mince with red lentils for a slimmer take on this comforting classic

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Shepherd's pie lovers will love the new addition of spices and apricots in this make-ahead crowd pleaser

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
227 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Fragrant, tender chicken and creamy sweet potato mash makes a comforting and low-fat midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
65 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for the whole family, this freezable pie makes a great meal for toddlers and teens alike and has plenty of hidden veg

2 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
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Combine sweet potatoes, carrots, parsnips and celeriac in this creamy mash with a lovely nutty finish - drizzle with optional hazelnut oil

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whizz your roots into a smooth, creamy mash, then bake with breadcrumbs, cream, cinnamon and nutmeg

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
48 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This satisfying dish is packed full of zingy flavours, and it's low-fat too

45 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Spice up white fish fillets with a flavoured butter and serve with fluffy sweet potato mash

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
50 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this Asian-inspired salmon supper with a nutty sesame dressing, crisp veg and comforting sweet potato mash. It's healthy, low-calorie and rich in omega-3

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
11 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Use filo pastry to wrap salty Cypriot cheese with chilli, lemon and parsley, then serve with vibrant mash and an olive salad

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A summery take on sausage and mash, this flavoursome meal makes a sweet and sticky treat

50 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover chicken in these light lunchbox-friendly multigrain wraps with fresh salad and mashed sweet potato

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A beautifully balanced, slow-cooked toddler meal - by combining iron-rich lamb with vitamin-C-rich veg, you’ll be optimising your child's ability to absorb iron

3 hrs
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This Indian-influenced grilled fish supper packs in all of your five-a-day in one mildly spiced, light dish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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