Easy Sweet Potato Recipes (Slide 6)

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For a quick and satisfying last-minute supper, it's hard to beat a sweet potato zapped in the microwave. The fragrant filling of beans and tomato adds protein, making it a nutritionally complete entree. Be sure to eat the potato skin; it's full of fiber.

Recipe: Black Bean-Smothered Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet Potato Fritters with Smoky Pinto Beans

Sweet Potato Fritters with …

These easy sweet potato fritters have a crispy crust and a tender middle. The beans are flavored wit…View slide
Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta

Sweet Potato & Red Pepper P…

Here's a way to use the “power vegetables” sweet potato and red bell pepper in a satisfying vege…View slide
Oven-Fried Potatoes & Sweet Potatoes

Oven-Fried Potatoes & Sweet…

Hungry for fries? Slice potatoes into long thin wedges, toss with a little oil, salt and pepper, and…View slide
Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms t…View slide
Quick Pepperpot Soup

Quick Pepperpot Soup

Jamaican pepperpot soup is usually a long-simmered preparation made with tough cuts of meat and vege…View slide
Black Bean-Smothered Sweet Potatoes

Black Bean-Smothered Sweet …

For a quick and satisfying last-minute supper, it's hard to beat a sweet potato zapped in the microw…View slide
Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Fontina Tart

Sweet Potato, Red Onion & F…

Try this roasted-vegetable free-form tart as an appetizer or side dish for a special dinner or as a …View slide
Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

This cake was inspired by the one of the most popular Jamaican desserts, sweet potato pudding. Tradi…View slide
Sweet Potato, Corn & Black Bean Hash

Sweet Potato, Corn & Black …

Quick and easy hashes are fabulous one-pot meals for those nights when getting dinner on the table f…View slide
Chile-Garlic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Chile-Garlic Roasted Sweet …

Give ordinary roasted sweet potatoes a big flavor boost with this quick, Asian-inspired seasoning mi…View slide
Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

Sweet Potato-Peanut Bisque

This satisfying vegetarian, sweet potato soup is inspired by the flavors of West African peanut soup…View slide
Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This scrumptious sweet potato casserole gets fabulous flavor from honey and freshly grated orange ze…View slide
Sweet Potato Hash with Black Forest Ham

Sweet Potato Hash with Blac…

Flavorful Black Forest ham subtly enriches the hash without taking over. Serve this alongside chicke…View slide
Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

The addition of delicious sweet potatoes gives a nutrient boost to mashed potatoes. Double it: Cook …View slide
Sweet Potato & Cabbage Slaw

Sweet Potato & Cabbage Slaw

Sweet potatoes can be eaten raw as well as cooked. Here they star in a sprightly slaw, a quick and l…View slide
Middle Eastern Chickpea & Rice Stew

Middle Eastern Chickpea & R…

The nutty goodness of slowly browned onions, spices and sweet potato are offset by a burst of fresh …View slide
Soy-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Soy-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes glazed in a savory-sweet combination of soy sauce, mirin and sesame oil makes a delec…View slide
Sweet Potato-Turkey Hash

Sweet Potato-Turkey Hash

Hash is a flexible and easy way to transform leftover cooked meat into a distinctively different dis…View slide
Potato & Sweet Potato Torte

Potato & Sweet Potato Torte

Layers of potatoes and sweet potatoes meld into an impressive vegetable "cake" that forms a golden c…View slide
Marrakech Grilled Steak & Sweet Potatoes

Marrakech Grilled Steak & S…

Here we grill spice-rubbed strip steak to serve along sweet potatoes and onions cooked in a foil pac…View slide
Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potat…

This lightened-up take on the classic Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole is spiked with crushed pin…View slide
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Milk

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with …

This three-ingredient dish, known as piele in Hawaii, is fabulously simple. Coconut milk—an occasi…View slide
Roast Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Roast Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Caramelized sweet potatoes and red onion are the bed for chicken thighs that cook up fast in a very …View slide
Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew

Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew

Here's a dinnertime warmer with a hint of spring's sweetness, designed for that day when you'd rathe…View slide
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