Best ever sweet potato recipes

Best ever sweet potato recipes

Check out our 16 best ever sweet potato recipes. These simple and delicious recipes are easy to prepare and make an ideal midweek meal

Cajun salmon with rosemary sweet potato wedges 

Check out our easy salmon recipe with spicy cajun seasoning. Serve this flavour-packed salmon with rosemary sweet potato fries, a simple midweek meal for two.

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Cajun Salmon Recipe with Rosemary Sweet Potato Wedges

Roast sweet potatoes with zhoug

Check out these roasted sweet potatoes topped with crumbly feta, juicy tomatoes and zhoug – a spicy herb sauce. This veggie recipe is super easy to make, packed with plenty of flavour and low in calories.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic and Herb Sauce

African chicken, sweet potato and peanut curry

This African curry makes for a delicious family meal. It also freezes well: Cool the curry completely, then transfer to freezer containers or food bags to freeze completely. The night before eating, defrost in the fridge overnight. Check out our best curry recipes


Baked sweet potatoes with smoky beans

This recipe for baked sweet potatoes with smoky beans makes for a great easy veggie meal for two. Plus, it’s under 500 calories – perfect for midweek.


Kale and sweet potato hash

Healthy and comforting, this kale and sweet potato hash with a chilli kick is a quick and easy meal to brighten up your day midweek. It also makes a great brunch dish for the weekend.


Sweet potato and coconut maki

Sushi street food company Happy Maki (‘sushi from the land’) travels the UK dishing out sushi wraps. Unusually for sushi, everything is ‘fish free’ to raise awareness about unsustainable fish farming. Here’s our version of the Thai sweet potato wrap.


Sweet potato, lime and ginger soup

We love this bright and warming soup with a hit of lime and ginger. Orange sweet potatoes are sweet, full of flavour and nutrients, and make a good alternative to the great British potato. This recipe is mildly spicy and exotic. A swirl of cream works a treat. Add crusty bread on the side if you like.


Tuna, sweet potato and gruyère melt

This tuna, sweet potato and gruyère melt makes a really easy family meal.


Mexican sweet potato bowl with guacamole

This Mexican sweet potato bowl with guacamole is a delicious, comforting bowl of veggie goodness. Pop into ASDA on your way home for a super easy supper ready in under an hour.


Feather steaks with chimichurri and sweet potato fries

Steak is big in Argentina and this recipe for feather steaks with Argentinian chimichurri and sweet potato fries is a great way to get a taste at home.


Sweet potato jackets with smoked mackerel and dill yoghurt

Smoked mackerel and dill yogurt is an easy, healthy way to spice up sweet potato jackets.


Sweet potato and quinoa chilli

This recipe for sweet potato and quinoa chilli makes a great veggie alternative to the traditional chilli. It’s under 500 calories and is packed with flavour, so you won’t even miss the meat.


Sweet potato and broccoli frittata

This quick and easy veggie frittata is perfect for a speedy and healthy weekday supper – the added goat’s cheese gives it a more creamy texture and makes it feel like more of a treat.


Swede, kale and sweet potato gratin

This recipe for swede, kale and sweet potato gratin is the perfect side dish or veggie main for the colder months. It takes a little time but is really easy.


Roasted sweet potatoes with harissa yoghurt, toasted nuts and seeds

This recipe for roasted sweet potatoes with harissa yogurt, toasted nuts and seeds from Dan Doherty makes veg the star of the show.


Sweet potato falafel with coriander chutney and carrot salad

This recipe for sweet potato falafel with coriander chutney and carrot salad is vegan, low-calorie and gluten-free. Plus, it’s ready in under an hour – perfect for midweek


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