Place the cubed sweet potatoes in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and add enough water to cover by about 1″. Savory Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes: Replace milk with vegetables stock and butter with olive oil. Omit yogurt and add in up to ¼ cup more stock if needed. For making mashed sweet potatoes into baby food, I’d recommend also pureeing the mashed sweet potatoes using a food processor or blender so all chunks are throughly removed. Instructions. Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes: Replace milk and yogurt with ⅓ cup coconut milk and butter with ½ tablespoon coconut oil. To make the BEST, luxuriously creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes, the humble sweet potato is boiled until fork tender then mashed with ample butter, warmed milk, sour cream, chives, a splash of maple syrup and ample seasonings: cinnamon, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt … A medium-size white baked potato with skin has 159 calories, 36 grams of carbs and nearly 4 grams of fiber. Variations on Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Potatoes also are packed with a healthy mixture of … Add 1 teaspoon of the salt and bring the mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat.