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Honey Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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A quick and easy side dish recipe, mashed sweet potatoes get a sweet and smoky kick from honey and chipotle peppers in adobo.

Honey Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

I don’t know about your family but all three of the guys in my house ADORE potatoes in any shape or form. They love them roasted, baked into fries, shredded and shaped into pancakes, turned into hash… you name it. We even love grilling them in the summer!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Chipotle - a fast, easy side dish recipe

Whenever we are in need of a little extra happiness, I know mashed potatoes are the answer. They’re probably my husband’s ultimate comfort food and I know any time mashed potatoes are on the menu they will be a hit.

Honey Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes -a quick and delicious side dish recipe

Of course, you know me. I couldn’t resist giving them a little kick. Chipotle peppers with adobo provide the perfect subtle smokiness and balance to the naturally sweet and creamy sweet potatoes.

Chipotle Honey Mashed Sweet Potatoes - a fast and easy sides recipe

To keep the dish mild, simply remove the seeds before mincing the chipotle peppers. Like things on the spicier side? Leave the seeds. Whatever you decide, your family will love this sweet and smoky mashed sweet potatoes dish.

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Honey Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Honey Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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A quick and easy side dish recipe, mashed sweet potatoes get a sweet and smoky kick from honey and chipotle peppers in adobo.
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 10 mins
TOTAL: 20 mins
Servings: 8


  • 6 sweet potatoes (peeled and quartered)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (minced)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt


  • Place sweet potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil then simmer until potatoes are fork tender, about 8-10 minutes; strain.
  • Place warm, cooked potatoes back in the same pot and add all remaining ingredients. Puree until smooth using an immersion blender. Alternatively, place in a food processor and pulse until smooth or use a potato masher for a chunkier result.
  • Check for seasoning and adjust accordingly before serving.


Calories: 176kcalCarbohydrates: 30.7gProtein: 2.7gFat: 5.6gSaturated Fat: 3.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 517mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 16.7g

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