Creamy Chive & Onion Sweet Potato Mash with Pecan Topping

Prep time: 15min
Total time: 35min
Serves 8
4
large sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 2-in. (5 cm) pieces
0
1/2 cup
Chive & Onion Light Cream Cheese Spread
125 mL
2 tbsp
butter
30 mL
1/4 tsp
each salt and pepper
1 mL
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 mL
1/4 cup
finely chopped fresh Chives
60 mL
1/4 cup
chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
60 mL
1/3 cup
Pecan Pieces, toasted and cooled
75 mL
1/8 of the recipe
calories
210
fat
9 g
saturated fat
4 g
carbs
29 g
protein
4 g
cholestrol
15 mg
fibre
4 g
sodium
190 mg

Directions

  1. Set a steam basket over a saucepan of simmering water and steam sweet potatoes until tender, 15 to 20 min. Stir together cream cheese, butter, salt, pepper and cumin in a saucepan over medium-low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Keep warm.

  2. Remove potatoes from steamer and add to melted cheese mixture. Mash until smooth. Mix in chives and cilantro. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with toasted pecans and remaining cilantro.