3-Ingredient Smashed Sweet Potatoes

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That's right, you only need three ingredients to make this crispy, filling side!

That’s right, you only need three ingredients to make this crispy, filling side that goes with just about anything! In just a few simple steps, you’ll have these 3-Ingredient Smashed Sweet Potatoes boiled, smashed, and ready to enjoy. They’re so easy, and yet so good! Now that we’re celebrating fall, this recipe is a great way for you to use a delightful seasonal treat. Best of all, sweet potatoes are full of fiber and nutrients, so you don’t have to worry about getting hooked.

Serve these with anything you would pair with a french fry or potato wedge–burgers, sandwiches, chicken nuggets, or whatever! They have half the fat and calories with all of the satisfactory crunch.

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3-Ingredient Smashed Sweet Potatoes

This delightful side dish pairs perfectly with any main course and adds essential vitamins to your meal.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 0.5 cup
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 3 sweet potatoes cut into 1 inch slices
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced


  • Bring a pot of water to boil. Boil sweet potatoes for 25 minutes, then drain. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450 degrees. Also, melt the butter and garlic together in a pan with salt and pepper.
  • Layer the boiled sweet potatoes on a baking sheet. Smash them, but don’t flatten them. Pour over the butter-garlic mixture and roasted for 20 to 25 minutes. Sea salt and black pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 37mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb, Vegetarian

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Other Skinny Ms. recipes:

Skinny Sweet Potato Sticks

Garlic Ginger Green Beans

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