Sweet potato halves topped with feta, kale and chickpeas

Healthy sweet potato recipes

32 Recipes

Discover the healthiest sweet potato recipes from BBC Good Food. Serve in stews, curries, as a pie topping, or mashed or cut into wedges as a side.

Feta & kale loaded sweet potato

4.8

(5 ratings)

Serve up this sweet potato packed with feta, chickpeas and kale for a healthy lunch or dinner. Topped with pumpkin seeds, it delivers three of your 5-a-day
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Vegan chickpea curry jacket potatoes

4.9

(10 ratings)

Get some protein into a vegan diet with this tasty chickpea curry jacket. It's an easy midweek meal, or filling lunch that packs a lot of flavour...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

4.73006

(163 ratings)

A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato dhal with curried vegetables

4.88889

(9 ratings)

This rich and comforting spicy lentil dish, topped with lightly curried vegetables, is delicious served with creamy yogurt and zesty lime
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

4.148935

(47 ratings)

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach & sweet potato tortilla

4.285715

(7 ratings)

Sweet potato adds a different flavour to this healthy Spanish-inspired tortilla. It's perfect to prepare ahead of a tapas night.
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chipotle hasselback sweet potatoes

3.666665

(6 ratings)

Cover sweet potatoes in smoky chipotle paste and bake with lime and coriander for super-healthy and super-tasty side dish
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

4.516855

(89 ratings)

Serve your vegetable curry Caribbean style, flavoured with thyme, jerk seasoning and red peppers - great with rice and peas
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Baked carrot & sweet potato mash

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Whizz your roots into a smooth, creamy mash, then bake with breadcrumbs, cream, cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

4.363635

(22 ratings)

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Light Thai green curry

3.666665

(3 ratings)

This light vegetarian version of your favourite Thai green curry is an unbelievable 5 of your 5-a-day! Warming chilli and creamy coconut smothered veggies make for a satisfying supper
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Baked sweet potatoes & beans

4.05263

(19 ratings)

A superhealthy supper that's perfect for a busy weeknight, try making double the beans and freezing for next time
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Harissa sweet potato wedges

4.384615

(13 ratings)

Sweet potato chips make a healthy, high-fibre alternative to traditional chips, but taste just as good (if not better!)
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Spiced Indian potato wraps

3.25

(4 ratings)

Sweet potatoes are a versatile veg and far healthier than your everyday spud
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Easy vegan burgers

3.81818

(11 ratings)

Make vegan burgers with polenta and spice with cumin, chilli and coriander. Cook in the oven or on the barbecue and serve with a plant-based salsa
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cranberry & chestnut falafel

4.6

(5 ratings)

Add a bit of seasonal spirit to your chickpea bites with fruit and nuts. Serve with a creamy yogurt dip and fresh coriander
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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