Mashed Yams

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 210.7
  • Total Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 55.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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A healthier alternative to mashed potatoes A healthier alternative to mashed potatoes
Number of Servings: 6


    2 large yams, peeled and cubed (6 - 8 cups)
    1 12oz can Swanson 98% Fat-Free chicken broth
    Salt & Pepper (optional)


Put cut up yams into large pot, empty can of broth into pot and add water until yams are covered enough to boil.
Boil on the stove until yams are tender and mash with a fork when pressed.
Drain yams, reserving liquid.
Place drained yams back into pot or bowl.
Using a potato masher, mash yams with some of the reserved liquid until smooth and creamy. Season to taste.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user QUEINA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    I used 4 bullion cubes and a tsp of garlic powder but it was yummy pre-garlic as well. - 7/23/09

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    Quick and simple to make. Chicken broth makes this a very tasty dish. Thanks - 10/1/08