It’s officially fall, which means it’s time to take advantage of all the wonderful seasonal produce. While many folks immediately think of pumpkin, it’s worth adding other autumnal goods to your meals. How about some delicious (and nutritious) sweet potatoes?
Sweet potatoes are packed with nutrients such as beta-carotene, which can help energize you and even boost your mood. It’s no wonder a simple microwaved sweet potato is a popular easy snack. But sometimes you might want to shake things up with a more creative dish. Not to worry: We’ve got a recipe for just about every craving, from spicy to savory to plain ol’ sweet as can be.
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Chicken-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Bulk up good-for-you spuds — microwaved in minutes — with chicken, beans, and slaw.
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Sweet Potatoes and Marshmallows
Sweet potato chunks bake up tender and delicious in brown-sugar syrup under a cloud of toasted marshmallows.
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Chorizo-Filled Sweet Potatoes
This fiery dish comes together thanks to the spiciness of the sausage.
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Grilled Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potato Mash and Green Beans
This hearty dish packs a ton of flavor without a lot of work, thanks to a handy seasoning mix.
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Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
A medley of salsa, beans, Pepper Jack, and creamy avocado jazzes up tantalizing sweet potatoes with lots of zesty flavors.
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Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burgers With Spicy Mayo, Arugula, and Goat Cheese
You'll love the sweet and smoky flavor of roasted sweet potatoes combined with chickpeas — which are gluten-free and packed with protein, vitamins, fiber, iron, and antioxidants.
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Cheesy Sweet Potato "Pizza"
This recipe is just as easy as it is cheesy — not to mention a delicious sub for traditional pizza.
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Sweet Potatoes with Candied-Bacon
This sweet and salty combination of creamy smooth sweet potatoes and crisp cinnamon-spiced bacon bits is positively addictive.
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Sweet Potato & Apple Gratin
Our nutrient-rich twist on a comfort-food classic tastes extra indulgent thanks to nutty Manchego cheese.
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Sweet Potato Pecan Pie
End your night on a doubly delicious sweet note with two Southern pie favorites in one scrumptious dessert.
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