Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Prep5 minutes
Cook30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Variety Fav(s) Mini Sweet Potatoes
Cook Type Stove Top
Dish Type Comfort
Quick, Easy, Convenient 7 Ingredients or Less
Season Fall


  • 24 oz. cubed Tasteful Selections® Mini Sweet potatoes
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ¾ c. plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  • Place cubed sweet potatoes in large saucepan of salted boiling water, boil for 30 minutes or until tender. Transfer sweet potatoes to a large bowl. Add bacon, yogurt and butter. Smash the sweet potatoes with a potato masher or fork until fluffy but some lumps remain. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Variations - Omit the bacon and yogurt and try adding the following:

  • Orange and Honey Sweets: cut back yogurt to ¼ cup, add ½ cup orange juice, ½ teaspoon orange zest, 2 tablespoons honey, and ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Horseradish Sweets: Add 1-2 tablespoons horseradish for a zesty flavor
  • Smokey Sweets: Add half can chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • Pie-Like Sweets: Keep the yogurt, add ½ teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon, ground nutmeg, ¼ teaspoon ground cloves