If you love sweet potatoes, you're onto something truly good. Loaded with vitamin A and fiber, the famed fall ingredient is healthy, too. Whether you like yours mashed as a side, mixed into low-calorie cookies, or chopped in a hearty sweet potato casserole, we have a healthy sweet potato recipe that fills the bill.
Studded with rich cremini mushrooms, crumbled bacon, and plump golden raisins, these are not your average mashed sweet potatoes. The bold sweet-and-savory side dish tastes too good to be healthy, but it actually has fewer than 200 calories per serving.
Warm up with a simmering batch of Cajun-spiced sweet potato stew. Each bowlful is overflowing with protein-loaded chicken and red beans, and flavored with tender sweet potatoes and lightly spicy green chiles.
Perfect for leftover sweet potatoes, this savory scramble blends smoky cumin with iron-rich spinach, just-crispy sweet potatoes, and buttery scrambled eggs.
Tangy goat cheese is the perfect complement to mashed sweet potatoes, and it makes them that much creamier. A sprinkle of roasted pistachios puts a nutty twist on this healthy recipe.
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Creamy coconut milk and a dash of curry add an Indian-style twist to mashed potatoes. The mildly sweet flavor of sweet potatoes blends with flaked coconut and fresh cilantro for an intricately flavored side dish that's ready in 30 minutes.
If you thought eating healthy meant giving up fried foods forever, think again. These fun fritters have only 53 calories a pop, and they’re packed with vitamin A. Low-fat yogurt and fresh chives make a tangy sauce that's perfect for dunking.
Light herbs and tangy orange juice mingle with soft, slow-cooked sweet potatoes for an elegant and healthy side dish. Finish off this sweet potato recipe with a salty sprinkling of crumbled bacon.
Healthy and streusel can coexist. Don't believe us? Try our lightly sweetened blend of nutrient-rich flaxseeds, cracked wheat, and pecans. The sweet, crunchy topping makes this sweet potato recipe almost dessert-worthy.