Goat Cheese Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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Sweet potatoes get a tasty makeover with crunchy pistachios, creamy goat cheese, and fresh sage.
cook 15min
cook 15min
cook 12

What's in it


3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup butter
2 ounces goat cheese
1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachios, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Fresh sage

How to cook it


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and add salt. Reduce heat to medium high and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about 10 minutes. Drain and return to the saucepan. Heat 1/2 cup half-and-half and 1/4 cup butter in a glass measuring cup in the microwave 1 minute. Mash half-and-half mixture into the potatoes. Stir in 2 oz. goat cheese.
  • Sprinkle pistachios and fresh sage over potatoes.