Recipe for Air Fryer Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Air Fryer Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Learn how to easily make Mashed Sweet Potatoes in the Air Fryer! This recipe is a healthy side dish and is so simple to make. It's perfect to serve any time of year, but we especially enjoy serving this dish for Thanksgiving. It's a tasty, healthier alternative to sweet potato casserole with marshmallows.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Peeling, Mashing and Seasoning 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 195kcal
Author Jennifer Quisenberry


Ingredients to Make Air Fryer Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • 2-4 med Sweet Potatoes Scrubbed, Rinsed, and Dried
  • 2-4 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Butter (One Stick)
  • 1/2-3/4 cup Milk Depending on the Desired Consistency


  • Rub clean potatoes with olive oil.
  • Place potatoes on air fryer rack or in basket leaving space between and without stacking.
  • Cook at 400 degrees for 50 minutes, using tongs to flip halfway. Potatoes will be crisp on the outside and soft on the inside when done. Remove from air fryer and cool slightly to touch.
  • Remove skins from sweet potatoes and place potatoes in a large bowl.
  • Add butter to potatoes and beat with an electric mixer to combine. Slowly add milk and continue mixing until desired consistency is reached.
  • Serve with additional butter, cinnamon, maple syrup, or other desired toppings.


Please note that nutrition facts are subject to change based on your choice of ingredients.