20 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes



It's no surprise that sweet potatoes are at the top of nearly everyone's healthiest foods list. One baked, medium-sized sweet potato contains 438% of your daily value of vitamin A (a white potato contains 1%), 37% of your vitamin C, and some calcium, potassium, and iron too. All this at just 105 calories!




Oven-Roasted Sweet-Potato Wedges

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Craving french fries? Whip up these oven-roasted sweet-potato wedges instead.


Maple-Walnut Sweet Potatoes

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This recipe blends sweet maple syrup with savory walnuts for a delicious sweet potato mash.


Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

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Easy to make, you can roast the potatoes for 25 minutes while cooking the chicken in a skillet (about 5-6 minutes per side).


Sweet Potato Noodle Kugel

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This version delivers less sugar, and reduced-fat sour cream helps lowers the fat and calories even more.


Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

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This recipe offers a delicious, smoky flavor thanks to diced Canadian bacon


Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Shrimp and Salsa

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Hearty and never boring, this dish will have guests clamoring for seconds.


Chipotle-Glazed Sweet Potato Spears with Lime

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hese aren't your grandma's sweet potatoes. Glazed with unsalted butter, chipotle powder, honey, lime juice, and sea salt, these tubers deliver a spicy glam flavor you won't find in other recipes.


Maple-Pecan Sweet Potato Mash

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Warm and soothing, these mashed sweet potatoes also deliver healthy pecans and a touch of sweetness, thanks to the maple syrup.


Sweet Potato Spread

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Season to taste and serve with a garnish of chopped scallions for a simple and hearty meal.


Spicy Sweet-Potato Oven Fries

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These oven fries get their spicy taste from ground red pepper and paprika, and are super easy to make.


Lamb and Sweet Potato-Curry Stew

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This hearty meal is the ultimate comfort food, perfect for cool nights or holidays—but it's anything but boring.


Sweet Potato-and-Ginger Soup

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This recipe also offers a trifecta of healthy goodness; it's fat-free, cholesterol-free, and low-cal, to boot.


Creamy Sweet Potato Dip

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It's party time! And what guest wouldn't be happy to see this appetizer? The combination of sweet and spicy (thanks to the chipotle chili powder) will get taste buds going and you'll be thrilled with the speedy prep time.


Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Chips with Ranch Dip

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Spicy and crisp, these are chips you don’t have to feel guilty about gobbling down.


Sweet Potato Pudding

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Time for dessert! Try this sweet treat, which just happens to be rich in protein and fiber too.


Sweet Potato and Spinach Quesadillas

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Grilled Sweet Potato Fries

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These fries offer a satisfying crunch along with high levels of vitamins A and C.


Buttered Sweet Potato Knot Rolls

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Cute and tasty, these knot rolls are proof that you can use sweet potatoes in almost anything.


Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

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These wedges should be baked at a high heat, which gives them a crispy, caramelized outside and a soft and tasty inside—no frying necessary!


Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Simple and sweet, this delicious dish is made by roasting cubed, peeled sweet potatoes for 30 minutes then tossing in coarsely chopped onions and baking for 30 more.