Cooking With Kids
How sweet it is to eat sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes are a super nutritious food, yet taste sweet like candy. They are full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and helps control blood sugar. As always, let the kids help gather the ingredients, measure, and mix the side dish. The kids I care for absolutely love this easy sweet mashed potato recipe. I hope your charges will love it too!
You Will Need:
3 sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon of cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup milk
Salt and pepper to taste
What to Do:
1. Peel then rinse the sweet potatoes.
2. Dice the sweet potatoes into about 1-inch pieces and add them to a saucepan and cover them with cold water. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Boil the sweet potatoes for about 15-minutes — until they are tender to a fork
3. Drain the water from the sweet potatoes and return them to the pan. Mash the sweet potatoes with a potato masher until they are smooth.
4. Stir in the butter, milk, cinnamon, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Photo by Stephanie Felzenberg
Recipe from Stephanie Felzenberg’s mother’s cookbook