Baked, Spiced Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

Baked, spiced sweet potato mash

  • serves 8
  • Easy

Don't fancy potatoes this Christmas? Try our spicy baked sweet potato mash instead - it's just as good as roasties. Prep your mash ahead then have it ready to finish off in the oven when people arrive



  • sweet potatoes 1.5kg, peeled and cubed
  • baking potatoes 600g, peeled and cubed
  • salted butter 75g, plus a few knobs extra
  • ground coriander 2 tsp
  • brown sugar 2 tbsp
  • lime 1, juiced
  • coriander a few sprigs


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Boil the sweet potatoes and baking potatoes in boiling salted water until tender. Drain really well, then mash with butter, ground coriander, 1 tbsp sugar and lime juice. Season and tip into a large baking dish. Top with a couple more knobs of butter and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden and piping hot. Scatter with the remaining sugar to serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 328
  • Fat 9.5g
  • Carbs 53.5g
  • Fibre 7.1g
  • Protein 3.6g
  • Salt 0.5g