Honey-Sweetened Apple & Sweet Potato Mash

I love mashed sweet potatoes around the holidays, and really love them loaded with brown sugar, butter, and marshmallows. This Honey-Sweetened Apple & Sweet Potato Mash is an excellent alternative that is a great way to curb your craving while still being healthy!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Honey-Sweetened Apple & Sweet Potato Mash
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 271 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 3 lb. sweet potatoes peeled and cut into approx. 1" chunks
  • 3 med. apples peeled & cut into approx. 1" chunks
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 c. Swanson Cream Starterâ„¢
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1/4 c. chopped pecans


  1. In a large pot, boil peeled sweet potatoes. Cook until potatoes are fork-tender, about 10 minutes.

  2. Add apples, cinnamon and Swanson Cream Starterâ„¢. Return to stove top and heat 5 minutes until apples are warmed through; stirring to prevent potatoes from sticking. Remove from heat and add honey.

  3. Using a hand mixer or immersion blender, mash apples and potatoes until smooth. Add vanilla and additional Swanson Cream Starterâ„¢ until desired consistency is reached.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Prevention

Nutrition Facts
Honey-Sweetened Apple & Sweet Potato Mash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Potassium 689mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 20g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 484.1%
Vitamin C 8.8%
Calcium 7.7%
Iron 7.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.