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Savory Jalapeno Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Jalapeno Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Felesha Bell
Savory roasted sweet potatoes combined with charred jalapeño and maple syrup make the perfect accompaniment to any main dish.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Easy
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • 4 small sweet potatoes
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 3 T. butter
  • 1/4 c. heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1/4/ tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and chopped (garnish)
  • green onions sliced (garnish)


  • Set oven to broil.
  • Cut the tops of the jalapenos off and slice peppers in half. Remove the membrane and seeds.
  • Place the peppers cut side down and roast under the broiler for about 7-10 minutes. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Place peppers in a plastic bag and seal. Allow to steam for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the charred skins from the peppers and chop finely.
  • Bake pricked sweet potatoes on a baking sheet for about 40 minutes or until very tender.
  • Scoop potato flesh out of skins and place in a medium bowl with chopped jalapenos, butter, cream, maple syrup and salt. Mix well with an electric mixture until creamy.
  • If desired, spoon mixture back into 2 potato skins. Garnish with bacon and green onions. Say Grace and enjoy!!
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