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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5 Responses to “Two Potato and Spinach Salad”

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — August 6, 2010 at 3:47 pm

    Looks fantastic and I love the use of Greek yogurt!

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    Kelsey — August 6, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    I’m so glad you and Hubby liked the recipe. Your photos of it are wonderful!

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    Kerstin — August 7, 2010 at 1:46 am

    I’m not a mayo fan, so this is right up my alley and I love the addition of spinach – yum!

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    Simply Life — August 7, 2010 at 11:10 am

    That salad looks great!

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    peasandcues — August 7, 2010 at 9:27 pm

    So I was at IU this week for a MBA in-residence program and one of my fellow classmates and I were talking about a mutual love of food. I said I even have a food blog, and she said she had a friend who also had one…well the world really is small, because when she (Stephanie G.) said this blog I told her I had been recently reading it and itching to try your oreo cupcakes!

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