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Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes (Microwave Recipe)

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: sweet potatoes
Servings: 6


  • 4 medium sized sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1"-2“ pieces
  • 3 tbsp adobe sauce from a 7 oz can chipotles in adobo
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter (adjust salt for taste if using salted butter)
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • fresh chopped chives (optional)


  • Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into 1-2” cubes, and add to a microwave safe bowl.
    2. Cover with water, and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes, until potatoes are easily pierced with a fork.
    3. Drain the potatoes, and add back to the bowl.
    4. Add the butter, sour cream, salt, smoked paprika and garlic powder. Mash with a hand masher or fork until well smashed (for smooth potatoes, use a hand mixer).
    5. Top smashed sweet potatoes with chopped chives, if desired and serve hot.