Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Great for a healthy side on Thanksgiving!

From: http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/food/chili-spiced-mashed-sweet-potatoes


  • 4 large sweet potatoes (3 1/2 lbs total)
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chili powder


  1. Bake the sweet potatoes in a 425°F oven until they are soft, about 70 minutes. Remove sweet potatoes from oven and allow them to cool slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, and chili powder.
  3. Scoop out the insides of sweet potatoes and place in a large mixing bowl. Pour orange juice mixture over sweet potatoes, mash well, and serve.