Cheddar Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Cheddar Mashed Sweet Potatoes

A comfort food in our home that will likely become a favorite in yours!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • Pot


  • 2 lb. sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 6 cloves garlic halved
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half warmed
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese or Gruyere cheese (4 oz.)
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  • Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  • Cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain; return potatoes and garlic to pan.
  • Add half-and-half and butter. Mash potatoes.
  • Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper.
Keyword cheddar, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes
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