Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Beets

Holy pink deliciousness! These mashed sweet potatoes with beets are amazing. And just LOOK at that color! The cooked green onions on the top really enhance the flavor of the mashed sweet potatoes and beets.

Hubby ate these in his lunch for a couple days. He said some of the guys at work asked him quite a few questions about the pink food… We both really liked these and I can’t wait to make them again.

Don’t forget about my Power of Pink Challenge – make something PINK by the end of the month to raise Breast Cancer Awareness!


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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Beets

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

3 medium sweet potatoes
2 medium beets
1 cup 0% fat greek yogurt
salt and pepper to taste
1 bundle green onions
1 Tbsp butter

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425. Cut potatoes and beets into large chunks. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes or until tender.

Place potatoes and beets in a bowl and mash with a potato masher. Stir in the yogurt and salt and pepper.

Chop the green onions and sautee with the butter in a small pan.

Top mashed sweet potatoes and beets with green onions. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Recipe adapted from Sprout and Pea

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9 Responses to “Mustard Maple Brussels Sprouts”

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    Shannon — November 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    ooh, i love a good brussels recipe, this one is definitely going on the top of my to-try list! and i’m totally with you on pomegranate seeds 🙂

    • beantownbaker — November 24th, 2013 @ 6:05 pm

      Are pom seeds the best.

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    Ginny — November 21, 2013 at 4:59 am

    I will definitely try these. But that’s not why I wrote. I wanted to tell you that I’m proud of you for taking off time to be with your family. It may or may not have been a difficult decision. That doesn’t matter – It was the right thing to do. While you didn’t ask my permission, you didn’t need to. You have my unmitigated support.

    Now go enjoy. Just remember to put your feet up now and then and if anyone volunteers, accept their offer without guilt. It will not only give you a break, you will likely have the perfect chance to bond with (and love) your helpers.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    • beantownbaker — November 24th, 2013 @ 6:09 pm

      Thanks! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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    Liz — November 21, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Nice recipe. Thank you. Enjoy your time off and Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.

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    Athena @ Fitness & Feta — November 21, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Love pomegranates, and I love Brussels Sprouts, so I can’t wait to try this recipe. My boyfriend doesn’t have the same love affair with Brussels Sprouts as I do, but I’m hoping this will help change his mind. Thanks!

    • beantownbaker — November 24th, 2013 @ 6:11 pm

      This is definitely a recipe that could change the tune of a non-brussels-sprouts lover. Let me know how it goes.

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    Charles Berger — November 29, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    It looks fantastic! thanks a lot for sharing the recipe

    • beantownbaker — December 1st, 2013 @ 6:49 pm

      It’s really quite tasty. Let me know if you try it out!

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