If you're wondering how to cook sweet potatoes, this quick and easy mashed potato recipe is for you! You can prepare our version with maple and ginger, but you could also replace the suggested components with chopped chives, or simply enjoy the puree as it is, without adding any seasonings.

Tonight, put a twist on the good old potatoes mash with our mouth-watering sweet potato alternative! And if you're just too busy to cook, check out our easy-to-portion frozen mashed potatoes, perfect for taking only the portion needed.

Our nutritionist says:

Sweet potatoes have an interesting nutritional value, offering many nutrients such as fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Its rich antioxidant content makes it a delicious food to help lower the risk of certain cancers, and its high fibre intake keeps you fuller longer. Wonderful, isn't it?

Chef's tips:

This mashed potato will be delicious as a replacement for mashed potatoes on a shepherd's pie, or as a side for your favourite fish, poultry, and meat dishes.

Preparation : 5 minutes

Cooking : 10-15 minutes

Yield : 3-4 servings 


Ingredients of our sweet potato mash :

  • Thiriet cubed sweet potatoes (600 g bag)
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) of Maple Syrup
  • 5 mL (1 tsp) of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 pinch (1/8 tsp) of cayenne pepper
  • 15 mL ( 1 tbsp) of butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
diced sweet potatoSee product



  1. Add the sweet potato to a medium saucepan, fill with water and bring to a boil on high heat.
  2. When the water is boiling, lower the heat to low and let simmer until the potatoes are tender.
  3. Drain the potatoes and puree with a potato masher.
  4. Add maple syrup, ginger, cayenne pepper, butter and mix well.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste, serve and enjoy.
  6. Bon appétit!