Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Looking for a new holiday side dish? This 30-minute sweet potato mash goes all-out with goat cheese, half-and-half and butter. Roasted pistachios and fresh sage provide an attractive (and tasty) finishing touch.



30 mins

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Main Ingredients

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed,
  • ½ cup half-and-half,
  • ¼ cup butter,
  • 2 ounces goat cheese,
  • ½ cup roasted and salted pistachios, coarsely chopped,
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt,
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper,
  • Fresh sage,

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and add salt. Reduce heat to medium high and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about 10 minutes. Drain and return to the saucepan. Heat half-and-half and butter in a glass measuring cup in the microwave 1 minute. Mash half-and-half mixture into the potatoes. Stir in goat cheese.

Step 2

Sprinkle pistachios and fresh sage over potatoes.

All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.