Healthy mashed sweet potatoes recipe made with Vanilla Ensure® Regular

Roasted Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

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  • A great-tasting and nutritious variation on comfort food.

    Stephanie Jamain, RD, Dietitian at Abbott Nutrition

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    Respects a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet

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    For people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance

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  • This recipe takes this much time to prepare Ready in 60 minutes
  • This recipe makes several servings or portions Makes 6 servings


  • 125 mL (½ cup) Vanilla Ensure® Regular
  • 680 g (1 ½ lb) sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large baking apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 8 pieces
  • 10 mL (2 tsp) fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 mL (¼ tsp) ground cinnamon
  • ½ mL (⅛ tsp) ground cardamom
  • 2 mL (½ tsp) salt
  • 5 mL (1 tsp) vegetable oil

How to make

  • Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).
  • In a medium oven-safe baking dish, combine sweet potatoes, apple bits, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, salt, and oil. Toss together.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Bake an additional 15 to
    20 minutes or until the potatoes are soft and slightly caramelized. (If potatoes are sticking to the pan, carefully add a few tablespoons of water.)
  • Transfer mixture to a mixing bowl, add Ensure® Regular and mash with potato masher. Serve hot.

Nutrition facts

Serving size: 75 mL ( cup)
  • Calories
  • 190
  • Fat
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 250 mg
  • Carbohydrate
  • 25 g
  • Dietary fibre
  • 3 g
  • Protein
  • 3 g
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  • Try this recipe with butternut squash or turnips.

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* From a survey of 1,038 independent-living adults aged 50+ who added 1 serving of Ensure® Protein Max 30 g per day for at least 5 days over a 2-week period, compared to control group (p<0.0001).

Canadian formulation is similar to the one used in the survey. Applies to Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.

† Compared to one serving (235 mL) of Ensure® Regular.
‡ Per 330-mL serving.

§ Brand of oral nutritional supplements.

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