Sweet Potato Bacon Mash

Pair this sweet potato mash with a chicken or salmon filet and you have a delicious and nutritious meal full of good carbs and proteins from whole, natural sources.

Category Paleo, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Sophia McDermott Drysdale


  • 1 lb sweet potato chopped into large chunks
  • 1-2 tsp butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 slices bacon read the rules for your level to pick bacon that is compliant!


  1. Rinse, peel, and cut potatoes into large chunks. Add to a pot of boiling water or steamer. Cook for at least 15 minutes or until very soft. Drain.
  2. Add 1-2 tsp of butter and salt and pepper to taste. Mix thoroughly or blend with a food processor.
  3. Meanwhile, remove most of the fat and rind from the bacon and finely chop. Add to a pan/skillet and cook on medium heat until browned (4-5 minutes). Drain on a paper town to remove excess fat.
  4. When both the bacon and potatoes are ready, stir the bacon into the sweet potato mash.