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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

May 22, 2018Recipes, Sides

All the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes with all taste of mac and cheese—could you ask for more? Try this Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese recipe tonight!


  • ½ stick butter
  • 2 c sweet potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1 c milk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 8 oz. grated sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Cook macaroni noodles according to the package’s directions.
  2. Meanwhile, add butter, sweet potato, milk, salt and pepper to a saucepan on medium heat. Allow mixture to thicken enough to coat the back of spoon.
  3. Mix cheese into sweet potato mixture and stir until melted.
  4. Add cooked macaroni noodles to the sweet potato mixture and stir until noodles are coated with sauce. Serve.

Source: Recipe reposted with permission from Julie Lanford MPH, RD, CSO, LDN at Cancer Dietitian. Find more delicious recipes and nutrition information on

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