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Carlsbad Tavern and Restaurant
Mashed White Cheddar Sweet Potatoes



  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cups grated extra-sharp white Cheddar cheese (plus more for garnish)
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fried leeks (optional for garnish)


  1. Boil sweet and russet potatoes and garlic until tender. Drain; place in a large bowl.
  2. In a saucepan, combine heavy cream and butter. Bring to a boil.
  3. Pour hot cream and butter over potatoes and garlic. Mash well. Stir in Cheddar, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  4. Garnish with shredded white Cheddar and fried leeks, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

Approximate values per serving: 524 calories, 38g fat, 121mg chol, 11g protein, 37g carb, 4g fiber, 457mg sodium, 64 percent calories from fat

Source: Arizona Republic - April 10, 2002 - Carlsbad Tavern and Restaurant, Phoenix, Arizona


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