Sweet Potato Spiral Saute

This a spiralized veggie side dish recipe the whole family will enjoy. Candy-like sweet potatoes get tossed with almond butter and Asian-influenced ingredients for a 20 minute side dish that's healthy, too!

Sweet Potato Spiral Saute
Photo: Adam Albright
Total Time:
20 mins
4 cups


  • 4 teaspoon olive oil

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 10 oz. each), peeled and spiral sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 2 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon almond butter or peanut butter

  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 tablespoon sliced green onions

  • 2 tablespoon chopped toasted almonds

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • Lime wedges (optional)


  1. In an extra-large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high. Add sweet potatoes and garlic. Cook and gently stir occasionally about 4 minutes or until potatoes are crisp-tender.

  2. In a small bowl whisk together the next six ingredients (through ginger) Add to skillet with potatoes; toss gently to coat. Transfer to serving dish. Top with green onions, almonds, and cilantro. If desired, serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

149 Calories
6g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 149
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 83mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 400mg 9%
Folate, total 13.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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