Sweet Potato Pad Thai


Sweet potato "noodles" (spiralized sweet potatoes) are a nutritious, gluten-free alternative to starchy rice or wheat noodles. Look for them in the produce department of your supermarket. If you have a spiralizer, you can certainly make your own "swoodles" (start with 2 medium sweet potatoes).

Prep Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 2 teaspoons chile-garlic sauce

  • 1 teaspoon peanut oil plus 1/4 cup, divided

  • 4 large eggs, beaten

  • 2 12-ounce packages sweet potato "noodles" (11 cups), long strands cut into 2 or 3 pieces

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced into 1-inch pieces

  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 cups bean sprouts

  • ¼ cup unsalted roasted peanuts, chopped

  • cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 4 lime wedges


  1. Combine vinegar, fish sauce, honey and chile-garlic sauce in a small bowl. Place near the stove.

  2. Heat a large wok or skillet over high heat until hot. Swirl in 1 teaspoon oil. Add eggs and cook, without stirring, until set on the bottom, 30 to 45 seconds. Flip over and cook until completely set, about 30 seconds more. Transfer to a cutting board and slice or chop.

  3. Swirl the remaining 1/4 cup oil into the wok (or skillet). Add sweet potato noodles, bell pepper, scallions and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes. Add bean sprouts, the reserved sauce and the cooked egg; toss until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve, garnished with peanuts, cilantro and lime wedges.

    Sweet Potato Pad Thai

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

464 Calories
24g Fat
50g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size about 2 cups
Calories 464
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 17g
Added Sugars 4g 8%
Protein 15g 29%
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Vitamin A 2868IU 57%
Vitamin C 60mg 66%
Folate 112mcg 28%
Sodium 812mg 35%
Calcium 110mg 8%
Iron 4mg 23%
Magnesium 99mg 23%
Potassium 987mg 21%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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