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Sour Cream Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sour Cream Mashed Sweet Potatoes are a super creamy, low carb side dish that pairs well with any fall meal.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword mashed sweet potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 240 kcal


  • 3 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter cut into chunks and softened
  • 1/2 cup full fat or reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Add 1 tablepsoon salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes and return to pot.

  2. Add butter, sour cream, salt, pepper, and paprika and mash with a potato masher. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Sour Cream Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 2112mg92%
Potassium 614mg18%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 24496IU490%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.