Want to keep it simple? Chop one up, toss with a little coconut oil, and throw it in the oven to roast. But if you’re looking for a little healthy, delicious variety, these sweet potato recipes really deliver.
As you scroll through, you’ll likely be struck by how much you can do with the tasty tubers. From smoothies and casseroles to burgers, pizza, cookies, and pie, sweet potatoes sort of do it all.
That’s especially good news because they’re a veggie you definitely want to be eating on the reg, to take advantage of their high concentration of beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant (among other important nutrients!).
Get started with these 17 smart, nutritious recipes—from our own database and top bloggers we love—now.
17 Amazing Sweet Potato Recipes
Grain-Free Sweet Potato Zucchini Bread
Top with almond butter for a healthy, gluten-free breakfast or snack.
Sweet Potato and Sausage Bake
The simplest (Paleo-friendly!) meal you’ll ever make.
Sweet Potato Pizza with Kale and Carmelized Onions
You definitely won’t miss the red sauce with this flavorful recipe from Oh My Veggies.
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
The kids can have fries, sure, if they’re baked and antioxidant-packed like these.
Fully Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes
These are like a genius, healthy, vegan approach to bar food, courtesy of Crunchy Radish.
Sweet Potato Latkes
For Hannukah, breakfast, or alongside a protein for dinner.
Sweet Potato Dark Chocolate Football Brownies
Candice Kumai has game-day treats figured out.
Sweet Potato Pie Cookies
These grain-free goodies are filled with superfoods like spices, coconut oil, and hemp seeds.
Chocolate Sweet Potato Cupcakes
Mashed sweet potato makes these gluten-free cupcakes super moist.
Healthy Sweet Potato Pie
We had to end with a healthy approach to the classic pie, created by Chocolate Covered Katie. Bookmark this one for the holidays.