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.

13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try aubergine for a filling veggie meal worthy of Sunday lunch. Teamed with a goulash sauce and sweet potato chips, you can pack in all five of your 5-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy fillet steak with sauce for a healthy dinner that also boasts sweet potato fries, spinach and cherry tomatoes. You'll be getting all of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
46 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
30 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

This healthy turkey burger recipe makes an easy meal for two. Try serving with vibrant green veg and sweet potato wedges for a filling dinner

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
49 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try this Asian-inspired salmon supper with a nutty sesame dressing, crisp veg and comforting sweet potato mash. It's healthy, low-calorie and rich in omega-3

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
72 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A healthy one-pot with warming spices that's low fat, low calorie, 3 of your 5-a-day and also full of fibre!

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
516 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
14 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This rich and comforting spicy lentil dish, topped with lightly curried vegetables, is delicious served with creamy yogurt and zesty lime

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Fish and chips get a healthy makeover with a zesty caper dressing and minty mushy peas - replace with aubergine for a veggie option

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
83 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Sweet potato adds a different flavour to this healthy Spanish-inspired tortilla. It's perfect to prepare ahead of a tapas night.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Cover sweet potatoes in smoky chipotle paste and bake with lime and coriander for super-healthy and super-tasty side dish

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
139 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve your vegetable curry Caribbean style, flavoured with thyme, jerk seasoning and red peppers – great with rice and peas

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whizz your roots into a smooth, creamy mash, then bake with breadcrumbs, cream, cinnamon and nutmeg

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen works her magic on a classic and gives Shepherd's pie a superhealthy face-lift

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pittas bursting with homemade falafels and salad make a low-fat lunch or light supper for less than a pound per serving

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use lean mince and fresh chilli for a healthy and flavoursome patty and serve with paprika-spiced sweet potato chips

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
26 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Sweet potatoes are a versatile veg and far healthier than your everyday spud

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
224 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Fragrant, tender chicken and creamy sweet potato mash makes a comforting and low-fat midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
16 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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