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Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Yams

This Broccoli and Cheddar Mashed Yams are EVERYTHING! We’ve got yams, broccoli and grass-fed cheddar. An all-around healthy side dish and a great way to sneak in broccoli if your kids aren’t fans.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course side
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 386 kcal


  • 1 medium to large Japanese yam peeled and diced
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 1/4 cup grass-fed cheddar chopped, crumbled or grated
  • milk if needed to thin it out (I did not need)


  • Boil the yam cubes until tender.
  • Add the frozen broccoli until just cooked, only takes a few minutes.
  • Drain.
  • In the same pan, add the butter a cheddar.
  • Add the yams and broccoli on top of the butter and cheddar and let it get all melty.
  • Mash it all together.
  • Devour.


Make sure to use grass-fed and organic cheddar. 


Serving: 1servingCalories: 386kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 9gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 187mgPotassium: 2001mgFiber: 10gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1175IUVitamin C: 117.1mgCalcium: 180mgIron: 1.9mg
Keyword cheddar mashed potatoes, mashed yams, yams with cheddar
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