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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6 Responses to “Lactose-Intolerant Friendly Mac & Cheese with Broccoli and Cauliflower recipe”

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    Carrie — May 16, 2008 at 10:42 pm

    This looks great!

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    Alicia — May 17, 2008 at 11:11 pm

    I just have to say that I visit your blog often and LOVE all of these great recipes!!

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    Jen — May 19, 2008 at 12:52 am

    Thanks guys! This stuff is really yummy and cheesey!

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    Marye — May 19, 2008 at 6:41 pm

    mm…looks wonderful..what a great combination!
    Marye
    bakingdelights.com

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    Mariah — December 19, 2010 at 5:17 am

    This looks delicious–but I’m confused as to how it is dairy-free, since it clearly includes cheeses.

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    Jen — December 19, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    Great point Mariah. At the time of this post, I had recently found out that I was lactose intolerant. Since I can eat sheep and goat milk cheeses, my definition of dairy free is just anything without cow’s milk in it. I am changing the title of the post to be Lactose-Intolerant Friendly Mac and Cheese to avoid any confusion.

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