Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes


There's never been an easier mashed sweet potatoes recipe than this one!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
8 hrs
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
12 hrs 25 mins


  • 4 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 cup vegetable broth

  • ¾ cup buttermilk

  • 2 tablespoon butter, cut up

  • 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • Toasted pecans


  1. In a 6-quart slow cooker combine sweet potatoes and broth. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours. Use a slotted spoon to transfer vegetables to a large bowl, reserving cooking liquid.

  2. Mash sweet potatoes until smooth, adding cooking liquid if needed to mash. Add buttermilk, butter, brown sugar, and salt. Mash until light and fluffy. Sprinkle with pecans before serving.

mashed sweet potatoes in bowl with spoon and pats of butter

Jason Donnelly

For Easy Cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

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