5 from 1 vote
Healthy Sweet Potato Mash Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

The best ever roasted sweet potato mash recipe that is easy, healthy, savory and paleo, made from start to finish in one large roasting pan.

Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Italian American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 455 kcal
Author: Florentina
  • 3 lb sweet potatoes - cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 tbsp olive oil + more as needed
  • 1 tsp sea salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1.5 tbsp onion powder
  • 1.5 tbsp oregano
  • 1 pinch Black pepper -freshly cracked
  • 2 tbsp herb butter (optional)
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives and thyme
  1. Preheat oven to 400” F

  2. Peel and slice the sweet potatoes into 1 inch cubes.

  3. Drizzle the olive in the bottom of a large roasting dish. Add the paprika, sea salt, onion powder and Oregano. Crack some black pepper on top and use a fork to combine everything.

  4. Add the potatoes to the spice mix and use your hand to toss everything to coat well all over.

  5. Roast in the preheated oven for 15 minutes then use a spatula to give everything a mix. 

  6. Turn the heat up to 500" F and Cook another 10 to 15 minutes or so until the potatoes are cooked through and golden around the edges. 

  7. Remove from the oven and very carefully place the pan on a stable surface. Add the chive butter on top and using a masher rustically crush the patatoes to your liking making sure to gather any brown bits from the bottom and the corners.

    Sprinkle with the fresh chives and thyme and serve!

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Sweet Potato Mash Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 455 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 822mg36%
Potassium 1235mg35%
Carbohydrates 72g24%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 49400IU988%
Vitamin C 9.7mg12%
Calcium 146mg15%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.