Smashed Malangas (Sweet Potatoes)

Smashed Malangas

Smashed Malangas


After learning about the effects of Night Shade Produce, I realized that the standard potato needed to be eliminated from my diet. Completely and without regard. However, being from the South, the potato had both been a staple and an emotional connection to family life. So often food is tied to our family gatherings and memories of the holidays.

So, eliminating the potato was tough for me. That was until the wide and wonderful world of sweet potatoes. Check out the list of potato replacers that can be used! This has now become a family favorite, even upstaging the traditional potato!


Malangas have a nutty flavorings with subtle earthy undertones. It upholds well with pops of strong flavors. This produce is hard to chop, but must be chopped to be boiled.

 Smashed Malangas


  • 2-3 Malangas chopped
  • ½ medium size onion diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Dash of olive oil
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • ½ Cup to 1 Cup milk alternative
  • 1/2 Cup to 1 Cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ TSP sea salt


  1. Chop the malangas into 3 inch pieces. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Place malangas into water and let boil for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, sauté onion, rosemary, and garlic in a sauce pan until fragrant. Then toss the rosemary.
  4. After malangas are soft, drain water and add onion and garlic. Add milk, salt, and cheese to taste. This will serve 6.

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