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Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

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Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

This satisfying vegetarian, sweet potato soup is inspired by the flavors of West African peanut soup. We like the added zip of hot green chiles, but they can sometimes be very spicy. It’s best to take a small bite first and add them to taste. Try chopped peanuts and scallions for a different garnish. Serve with a mixed green salad with vinaigrette.

» Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Fontina Tart

Try this roasted-vegetable free-form tart as an appetizer or side dish for a special dinner or as a vegetarian main dish. The pastry dough is very forgiving and quite easy to roll out on parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat. The walnut-studded crust is crisper served warm, but you can enjoy the tart at room temperature or cold too.

» Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Fontina Tart

Sweet Potato Fritters with Smoky Pinto Beans

These easy sweet potato fritters have a crispy crust and a tender middle. The beans are flavored with smoked paprika, but sweet or hot would work well too. To give it a Mexican-inspired twist, use chili powder as the spice instead of the paprika.

» Sweet Potato Fritters with Smoky Pinto Beans

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole is spiked with crushed pineapple and toasted pecans. We top it with an airy, slightly sweet meringue. You can pipe the meringue to make it look fancy or simply spread it neatly with a rubber spatula.

» Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

In this recipe, Yukon Gold potatoes and sweet potatoes are roughly mashed together with leeks for a beautiful mottled white-and-orange take on mashed potatoes. The creme fraiche topping offers a tangy counterpoint.

» Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Wild rice is intensely aromatic so it’s a great match for the bold flavors of saffron and Madeira in this wild rice pilaf recipe. Roasted sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts studded on top give it a festive look and help make it filling enough for a vegetarian main dish.

» Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl

This creamy sweet potato pie recipe is seasoned like a pumpkin pie with plenty of cinnamon and nutmeg and gets nice ginger flavor from the gingersnap crust. For the best results, roast sweet potatoes in the oven; in a pinch, microwave them instead.

» Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl


Eat more of this nutritional powerhouse with these healthy sweet potato recipes.

The sweet potato is a nutritional powerhouse. Deemed a “superfood” by many nutritionists, sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber and potassium, plus phytochemicals like lutein and zeaxanthin, which promote eye health. Try baked sweet potatoes topped with a warm black bean salad. Or slice up some sweet potatoes to make crispy sweet potato fries. A healthier sweet potato casserole recipe will be a welcome addition to your Thanksgiving dinner. Resist smothering your sweet potatoes in loads of butter and sugar and try these healthy sweet potato recipes instead!

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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipes

This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet...
This scrumptious sweet potato casserole gets fabulous...

Recipes for Sweet Potato Fries

Hungry for fries? Slice potatoes into long thin wedges,...
Making oven fries out of sweet potatoes brings out their...

Sweet Potato Soup Recipes

In this African peanut and chicken stew recipe, nutrient-...
Here's a dinnertime warmer with a hint of spring'...
Make a double batch of this quick vegetarian chili, full of...
This satisfying vegetarian, sweet potato soup is inspired...

Baked Sweet Potato Recipes

For a satisfying last-minute supper, it's hard to beat...
Sweet potatoes glazed in a savory-sweet combination of soy...

Mashed Sweet Potato Recipes

This three-ingredient dish, known as piele in Hawaii, is...
Chile powder, cumin and ginger combined with a touch of...
This sweet potato and turnip mash is fragrant with fresh...
In this recipe, Yukon Gold potatoes and sweet potatoes are...
The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient...

Roasted Sweet Potato Recipes

Give ordinary roasted sweet potatoes a big flavor boost...
Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and...
Caramelized sweet potatoes and red onion are the bed for...
A delicious tangy-sweet balsamic-and-honey reduction looks...

Sweet Potato Pie & More Dessert Recipes

This creamy sweet potato pie recipe is seasoned like a...
This cake was inspired by the one of the most popular...
Sweet potato pudding is inherently luxurious, but it feels...

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Try this roasted-vegetable free-form tart as an appetizer...
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