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Crispy Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes

2 servings

Source: 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart by Neal Barnard, MD; recipe by Jason Wyrick of the Vegan Culinary Experience

Sweet potatoes, particularly white sweet potatoes make for a creamy texture when cooked and mashed. The sage in this recipe offsets the sweetness of the potatoes.

About the Recipe

112 Calories · 2 g Protein · 4 g Fiber

Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamin B6, which may help boost brain health.


Makes 2 Servings

  • sweet potato, baked (1)
  • salt (1/4 tsp.)
  • cracked black pepper (1/2 tsp.)
  • sage leaves, chopped (6-8)


  1. Wrap the sweet potato in foil. Bake at 450 F for 45 minutes. Mash the sweet potato with the salt and black pepper.

  2. In a small pan over medium heat, toast the sage leaves until they start to get crispy. Sprinkle the sage over the mashed sweet potatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving 

Calories: 112
Protein: 2 g 
Carbohydrates: 26 g
Sugar: 5 g
Total Fat: 0.1 g
     Calories from Fat: 0.8%
Fiber: 4 g
Sodium: 342 mg

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