Photo: Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
What's better than traditional mashed potatoes? The addition of salty bacon and naturally sweet spuds.
4 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
1 tablespoon softened butter
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
4 teaspoons maple syrup
1 1/4 ounces cooked and crumbled bacon (about 3 slices)
How to Make It
Pierce each potato with a fork 3 to 4 times on each side. Wrap each potato in a damp paper towel. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes. Cool slightly. Cut potatoes in half; scoop pulp into a bowl. Mash pulp.
Stir butter, milk, and syrup into potato pulp. Top with bacon.