Sweet and Russet Potato Mash with Herbs

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Nov. 18, 2012

A tasty twist on simple mashed potatoes - the sweet potato and zesty yogurt give this dish the upper hand on your festive holiday table.


Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 Teaspoon
Sweet potato 2 Medium (about 1 pound total)
Russet potato 2 Medium (about 1 pound)
Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
Fresh flat leaf parsley 2 Tablespoon , coarsely chopped
Finely chopped fresh sage 1 Tablespoon
Coarse salt 1 3/4 Teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper 1 Pinch
Plain yogurt/Sour cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For garnish
Fresh flat leaf parsley 1 Tablespoon , finely chopped



1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F. Place baking rack in the center and lower thirds.

2. On a piece of foil, place garlic cloves and drizzle oil on it.

3. Wrap garlic with foil to form a packet.


4. Place garlic, and potatoes on center rack of the oven.

5. Pop a baking sheet in the lower rack for garlic drippings.

6. Bake for about 60 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Remove from oven and let it cool for 5 minutes.

7. Cut potatoes into half, and peel off the skin.

8. In a medium bowl, pass potato pieces through ricer.

9. Squeeze roasted garlic into the bowl.

10. Add butter, parsley, sage, salt, and pepper.

11. Drop yogurt and mix to incorporate.


12. Serve potato mash immediately with parsley garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 75 Minutes
Ready In: 75 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 123Calories from Fat 28

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 525 mg21.88%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet