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Orange sweet potato mashed in blue bowl and garnished with rosemary and thyme

Garlic and Herb Mashed Sweet Potatoes

This is a creamy mashed sweet potato recipe with a mix of garlic and herbs such as rosemary and thyme

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Gluten Free, Paleo
Keyword paleo
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 -4 servings
Calories 131 kcal
Author WhittyPaleo


  • 2-3 sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp of almond milk
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper to taste


  1. Boil sweet potatoes in a medium cooking pot for 10-15 mins*

  2. Grab a good-sized bowl and while potatoes are still warm, begin to mash using a fork or a masher.
  3. Mix in your butter and milk, adjusting as necessary, till you reach a much creamier consistency.

  4. Lastly, mix in your herbs, garlic and seasoning until combined. Do your taste tests people!
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

1. Check for doneness at 10mins by inserting a fork in one of the sweet potatoes. If it pierces easily or falls apart then it’s done.