Sweet potatoes are loaded with all the good stuff. Aside from fiber, sweet potatoes are good sources of vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin C and manganese. Aside from the health benefits, sweet potatoes also make a hearty and delicious meal, especially when paired with yummy flavors.
Extra Crispy Sweet Potato Wedges (Baker by Nature)
Baker by Nature has a great recipe called Extra Crispy Sweet Potato Wedges. This is a lovely number for anyone who loves potato wedges. The best part is, sweet potatoes have less calories and more nutritional value than white potatoes so think of this dish as a better version of the classic.
"Thick and crispy oven baked sweet potato wedges! A delicious snack or side."
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled (or unpeeled, if you like skin) and cut into wedges
- 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Bacon Kale & Sweet Potato Hash (A Saucy Kitchen)
If you're looking for a hearty breakfast recipe for your family, this Bacon Kale & Sweet Potato Hash recipe from A Saucy Kitchen is a great one to make for a lazy weekend brunch. All it takes is chopping up some sweet potatoes, bell peppers and kale, and heat everything up in a skillet along with some eggs.
"Bacon Kale & Sweet Potato Hash: a sweet and savory one skillet breakfast packed with protein, fiber, and tons of flavor. Low Fodmap & Whole 30 Approved."Ingredients:
- 3 slices bacon*
- 1 sweet potato peeled and diced into 1/4 inch cube
- 1 bell pepper or 3 baby bell peppers diced core and seeds removed
- 1 cup packed kale about2 handfuls, chopped with the ribs removed
- 3-4 eggs
- salt and pepper to taste
- additional coconut oil ghee, butter if necessary
Singapore Sweet Potato Noodles (Half Baked Harvest)
This Singapore Sweet Potato Noodles recipe from Half Baked Harvest is such a delicious recipe, it's hard to believe that there's no real noodles in it! The Singaporean sauce is such a winner - it's tangy, sweet, a little bit spicy and definitely full of flavor!
"What I love most about this recipe is that even though it’s 100% healthy, it’s not lacking in flavor or heartiness. The sweet potato noodles become soft and tender and soak up all that yummy Singapore noodle sauce."
- 2 medium sweet potatoes
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 1 clove garlic, minced or grated
- 1/4 cup tamari (or low sodium soy sauce)
- 1 tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
- 2-3 teaspoons curry powder
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 3 cups mung bean sprouts or shredded cabbage
- 6 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
- fresh cilantro, for garnish
Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:
Never store sweet potatoes in the fridge - this will result in hard roots that don't taste so fine. To keep sweet potatoes fresh, keep them in a cool and well-ventilated place. Also, avoid them with onions as its gases can make sweet potatoes spoil and sprout faster.