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Chipotle mashed sweet potatoes recipe

Chipotle mashed sweet potatoes recipe

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Give classic mashed sweet potatoes a fiery makeover with chipotle chilli paste, spring onions and zesty coriander for a winning side dish idea. You can make the mash ahead and freeze for another time; check out our top tips for making the most of the mash below. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 170 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 500g sweet potatoes, cooked
  • 30g butter
  • 2 tsp chipotle chilli paste
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 10g coriander, chopped

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    7g 10%
  • Saturates

    4g 19%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 27.3g Protein 1.8g Fibre 4.2g


  1. Mash the potatoes with the butter and chipotle chilli paste. Season with black pepper and stir in the spring onions and coriander.
  2. Once cool, freeze in a well-sealed bag or container. Defrost overnight in the fridge, then reheat in a pan with a splash of cold water.

How to use: 

– Pile into wraps with sliced avocado and cooked kidney beans
– Add 1 tbsp to a dough mix to make a fragrant potato bread
– Use to top a fish pie, then sprinkle with cheese and bake until golden.

Freezing and defrosting guidelines

In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer.

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