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


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


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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4 Responses to “Chorizo, Shrimp and Lentil Stew”

  1. #
    Erin — July 8, 2009 at 3:06 am

    This looks so delicious! I will definitely have to try it!

  2. #
    Katie — July 8, 2009 at 3:09 am

    YUM! I LOOOVE chorizo!

  3. #
    stephchows — July 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    all of these ingredients sounds amazing!! I’m totally printing this right now 🙂

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    stephchows — July 20, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    OK so I made this last night and it literally made John dance around he liked it so much 🙂 thanks!

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