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Sweet Potatoes with Milk

The Sweet Potatoes with Milk is prepared with no effort. Peel the potatoes, cut in cubes, either cook them in the milk or separately in water.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, supper
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 2
Calories 180 kcal


  • 1 - 2 medium size Sweet Potatoes red skinned sweet potatoes preferably called batatas
  • Milk
  • Dash of Ginger
  • 1 small Cinnamon Stick
  • Dash of Nutmeg
  • Sugar to taste
  • Vanilla extract optional - use a small amount


  • Peel and cut potatoes into cubes.
  • In a medium size saucepan, add potatoes with water and let cook only halfway through on low heat
  • In another saucepan, add milk and bring to a boil. Add ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add vanilla extract if using. Add sugar and sweetened to taste.
  • Drain water from potatoes once they are halfway cooked. Add potatoes to milk and let cook for an additional 5 minutes until the potatoes cubes are fully cooked and all flavors have blended. Remove from heat and serve hot.


This recipe is better with boiled milk in my opinion. It also tasted creamier. 


Calories: 180kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 70mgPotassium: 934mgFiber: 7gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 37480IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 92mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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