Ginger Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Here’s a simple and totally delicious way to turn up the flavor of sweet potatoes.

This is a great side dish for almost any dinner and one even the pickiest eaters are sure to love.

Ginger Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Serving Size: 6

Ginger Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place the potatoes on a foil lined baking sheet and bake until tender and begins to ooze sugary syrup, about 1 hour.
  3. Remove from the oven and let sit until cool enough to handle.
  4. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise and scoop out the flesh with a spoon into a large bowl.
  5. Add the butter, honey, juice, zest, ginger, salt and pepper, and mix with a food processor, fork, masher or hand mixer until smooth.
  6. Cover to keep warm until ready to serve.



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Harnessing 10 years of experience as a private chef to the Southern California elite and a deep understanding of the healing properties of food, Camille is committed to transforming the lives of those she touches by helping them shifting healthcare from the medicine cabinet to the pantry and the doctors office to the garden.