The humble sweet potato may be one of the most versatile vegetables. From roasted sweet potato fries to pureed sweet potato hummus, there are dozens of nutritious ways to add this orange-fleshed root vegetable to your table. Let’s not forget that sweet potatoes are turbocharged with essential vitamins and nutrients. Continue reading for the sweet potato recipes we’re crushin’ on that highlight the delicious, nutritious, and versatile powerhouse.
Ever thought about adding vegetables to your hummus? If not, here’s your calling. This Garlicky Sweet Potato Hummus is a delicious way to add this nutritious root vegetable to your diet. It only requires 11 ingredients (one of which is water), and chances are, you already have all of the ingredients in your pantry! Add other fall-inspired hummus recipes to your rotation, too.
Not only are these Loaded Tahini Sweet Potatoes from The Tahini Table super vibrant to the eye, but also to the taste buds! The sweet potatoes are drenched in a tangy, rich tahini sauce and topped with bright tomato chunks and fresh herbs. All you need is one pan for a vegan dish that will wow. Did we mention this recipe requires little cleanup? It’s a win-win all around.
When blogger Sarah Britton of My New Roots posted her sweet potato wedges with tahini-honey sauce and everything bagel spice on Instagram, her audience begged her to share the recipe. At first, she was hesitant because the recipe was incredibly easy and felt the need to (only) post more complex recipes. But for our benefit (and hopefully yours) she gave in and shared the glorious, simple recipe. The savory seasoning plays so well with the subtle sweet and nutty notes from the sauce and potatoes themselves. This side dish is a total stunner and one that tastes more complicated than it is to make!
As long as everything is prepped beforehand, this recipe comes together in a flash. It’s loaded with protein, healthy fats, and nutritious veggies, making it an optimal choice if you’re looking for a wholesome meal. Drizzle it with this Asian-inspired sauce that you can use to top everything from sweet potato noodles to grain bowls to any meat or protein of your choice. It’s easy to prepare and packs a punch of nutrition thanks to tahini, miso, and fresh ginger.
This Moroccan-inspired Vegetarian Chickpea & Sweet Potato Stew should be on rotation during the autumn and winter seasons. Not only is this an easy plant-based side dish or main that requires little prep work, but it’s a meal that’s incredibly flavorful and will add beautiful warmth to those cozy nights in. Loaded with savory and sweet aromatic spices and nutritious veggies and legumes, this stew highlights its North African origin.
Sweet Potato Fries. Classic. But these crispy sweet potatoes aren’t like others. These are served with a bright, herbaceous green tahini dip you’ll want to lather on every veggie and protein. Make this dish for the perfect dinner side, appetizer, or game-day snack when you have the whole family over.
Our love for sweet potatoes runs deep to say the least. And it doesn’t just end at savory recipes. We love how unique this vegetable is and how it shines in sweet dishes and desserts, too! So, without further ado, it’s time to greet our Sweet Potato Casserole. It’s everything you love about the classic, retro dish (minus the marshmallows). But, of course, this one has an added twist to take the traditional dish further! It’s perfectly sweet, complete with a base layer of whipped tahini sweet potatoes, and topped with a warm, spiced crunchy oat pecan crumble. The savory nuttiness of the tahini is the perfect counterbalance to the sweet potatoes and silan date syrup. Lastly, sprinkle flaky sea salt on top to add the finishing touch to this warm, fall casserole.
It’s been difficult finding time early in the morning to workout now that we all have little ones to tend to. But if we did have time, there’s nothing like sipping on something that tastes like fall and packs a punch of nutrition. That’s where our Sweet Potato Smoothie comes in. Filled with banana slices, sweet potato puree, tahini, silan, and warm fall spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, this smoothie will have your muscles and taste buds thanking you!