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Healthy sweet potato recipes

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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.

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  • Feta & kale loaded sweet potato

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.23 ratings

    Serve up this sweet potato packed with feta, chickpeas and kale for a healthy lunch. Topped with pumpkin seeds, it delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Aubergine goulash with spinach and sweet potato fries in bowl

    Roast aubergine with goulash sauce & sweet potato fries

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.33 ratings

    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

  • Steak with goulash on plate with sweet potato chips and spinach in bowl

    Steaks with goulash sauce & sweet potato fries

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 ratings

    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

  • Vegan chickpea curry jacket potato on a plate with a slice of lemon and fork alongside

    Vegan chickpea curry jacket potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.67 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.

  • Turkey burger on a plate with sweet potato wedges and broccoli

    Lean turkey burger with sweet potato wedges

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.37 ratings

    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

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.706 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.

  • Sweet potato dhal with curried vegetables

    Sweet potato dhal with curried vegetables

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.14 ratings

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

  • Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

    Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.95 ratings

    Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option

  • Spinach & sweet potato tortilla

    Spinach & sweet potato tortilla

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • Chipotle hasselback sweet potatoes

    Chipotle hasselback sweet potatoes

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.155 ratings

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

  • Baked carrot & sweet potato mash

    Baked carrot & sweet potato mash

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Ultimate shepherd's pie in a dish with a portion gone

    The ultimate makeover: shepherd's pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.66 ratings

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

  • Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

    Sweet potato falafels with coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.29 ratings

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

  • Homemade burgers with sweet potato wedges

    Homemade burgers with sweet potato wedges

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

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

  • Light Thai green curry

    Light Thai green curry

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.8 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

  • Baked sweet potatoes & beans

    Baked sweet potatoes & beans

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.27 ratings

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

  • Harissa sweet potato wedges

    Harissa sweet potato wedges

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Spiced Indian potato wraps

    Spiced Indian potato wraps

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Moroccan chicken with sweet potato mash

    Moroccan chicken with sweet potato mash

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.241 ratings

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

  • Easy vegan burger on a plate with sauce dripping down the side

    Easy vegan burgers

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.16 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

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