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Sweet Potato and Nutmeg Mash

Categories: Christmas, Comfort Foods, Quick to fix, Thanksgiving
Type: Side Dishes

Healthy sweet potatoes mashed with warm spices make a fantastic side dish for Thanksgiving and fall dinners, and meals year round.

Serves: serves 4


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cubed
  • quarter head dark green cabbage, finely shredded
  • juice of a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper

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  1. Put the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan of cold water and bring to a boil, uncovered.
  2. After 5 minutes, place the cabbage in a steamer on top and cover.
  3. Strain the sweet potatoes, put them back in the saucepan and on the heat, shaking vigorously until completely dry.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil, mash, stir in the steamed cabbage, add the nutmeg and pepper, and serve.
  • Serve as a side dish or top with an organic poached egg for a light supper or Sunday brunch.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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