Mashed Sweet Potato Madness


This recipe for mashed sweet potato madness is a “savory” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Mary Shivers. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Dairy-Free Mashed Sweet Potato Madness Recipe

This sweet mashed sweet potato side is infused with creamy almonds and spiced with cinnamon.

Special Diet Notes & Options: Mashed Sweet Potato Madness

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.

Mashed Sweet Potato Madness
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Serves: 8
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 8 cups peeled and diced sweet potatoes (about 3 large)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (your choice of type)
  • ⅔ cup So Delicious Dairy Free Original Almond Plus Almond Milk
  • ⅓ cup almond butter
  • ⅓ cup pure maple syrup
  • ⅓ packed organic brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⅓ cups lightly toasted chopped walnuts, divided use
  1. In a deep 5-quart pot, bring water and salt to a boil over medium-high heat. Add sweet potatoes. Boil for 12-15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  2. Heat oven to 350ºF. Use canola oil to grease 8 (8 oz. each) ramekins or custard cups.
  3. Put almond milk, almond butter, syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl. When potatoes are tender, drain very well then place in bowl with other ingredients. Mix on low speed until smooth. Stir 1 cup walnuts into mixture. Divide into ramekins. Divide and sprinkle remaining walnuts on top of each.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes until heated through. Serve as a side dish.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


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